noun, plural to·bies.
Origin of toby
noun, plural To·bies for 3.
Examples from the Web for toby
Unfortunately for Lohan, the next line delivered by Richard Schiff (Toby from The West Wing) was: “You have done a fantastic job!”
Toby Lanzer, who heads UN humanitarian operations in South Sudan, has referred to the slaughter in Bentiu as a "game changer."
The fashion photography duo talks to Toby Milstein about their latest projects and who they never want to photograph.
(The choppy, inert 2000 TV movie with Toby Stephens, Mira Sorvino and Paul Rudd barely registered a blip).
“This law is so absurd,” said Toby Hoover, director of the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence.
When my Uncle Toby took the fly and let him out, he did as men should to others who differ in opinion.
There was one more good-bye to be said, and that Toby dreaded more than all the others.Toby Tyler|James Otis
And nobody has ever managed to locate it again, since that day so many years ago; is that what you mean, Toby?The Boy Scouts in the Rockies|Herbert Carter
But now Uncle Toby took off the brakes and began to go into first speed, and slowly the car moved up the hill.The Curlytops and Their Playmates|Howard R. Garis
Upon thus getting orders Lil Artha and Toby began to immediately make all the noise they could.Storm-Bound|Alan Douglas
noun plural -bies
familiar form of masc. proper name Tobias, in various colloquial usages, e.g. "jug" (1840), "drinking mug in the form of a stout old man;" as a type of collar (1882) it refers to that worn by the dog Toby in the 19c. Punch and Judy shows. Also in Toby show (by 1942, American English) "comedy act based on the stock character of a boisterous, blundering yokel."