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Hughie

[ hyoo-eeor, often, yoo-ee ]

noun

  1. a male given name, form of Hugh.


Hughie

/ ˈhjuːɪ /

noun

  1. informal.
    the god of rain and of surf (esp in the phrases send her down, Hughie! and send 'em up, Hughie! )


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Word History and Origins

Origin of Hughie1

C20: of uncertain origin

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Example Sentences

This is but a word to say how much we felicitate ourselves on having made the acquaintance of Hughie.

Hughie tells me you have gone into the publishing business, whereat I was much shocked.

Hughie clung to her, one arm around her, and Flick's hard and impassive face softened a little as he gazed at her.

Now, darling, we will go very quietly along the passage, and just see if Hughie is asleep.

Last night I thought our dear Hughie was dying, and I am perfectly convinced this morning that he isn't.

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