What does hubby mean?


Hubby means "husband." Specifically, a hubby is likely to be a good, considerate husband who has earned this endearing pet name.

Since the late 17th century, spouses have been referring to their husbands as hubbies. These days, spouses might shorten the word hubby even further, casually referring to their husband as hubz or hubs.

Some extremely forward-thinking (and possibly over-possessive) SOs refer to their boyfriends as their hubbies. This signals that they consider their boyfriend to be future husband material, and that they're thinking about marrying him.


My hubby brought me flowers today!
You got married?!
Um, no. But he's going to be my hubby, so

Hubby means "husband"

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Updated October 26, 2020

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