hubba-hubba


hubba-hubba
hubba-hubba U.S. slang cry of excitement or enthusiasm, first recorded 1944.

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  • hubba-hubba — ☆ hubba hubba [hub′ə hub′ə ] interj. [Old Slang] used to express approval, enthusiasm, etc., esp. to or about an attractive woman * * * hub·ba hub·ba (hŭbʹə hŭbʹə) interj. Slang Used to express approval, pleasure, or excitement. * * * …   Universalium

  • hubba-hubba — ☆ hubba hubba [hub′ə hub′ə ] interj. [Old Slang] used to express approval, enthusiasm, etc., esp. to or about an attractive woman …   English World dictionary

  • hubba hubba — /hub euh hub euh/, Slang. (an exclamation of admiration, approval, or enthusiasm, used esp. by G.I. s of World War II as a shout in appreciation of a pretty girl.) [1940 45, Amer.; orig. uncert.; much speculation has been devoted to the original… …   Universalium

  • hubba hubba — interjection An expression of appreciation or approval with a strong (good) sexual connotation …   Wiktionary

  • Hubba hubba — (crass) (used leeringly by males) exclamation expressing admiration of a sexually attractive person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • hubba hubba — Australian Slang (crass) (used leeringly by males) exclamation expressing admiration of a sexually attractive person …   English dialects glossary

  • hubba hubba — exclamation N. Amer. informal an expression of approval, excitement, or enthusiasm. Origin 1940s: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • hubba hubba — /hʌbə ˈhʌbə/ (say hubuh hubuh) interjection Colloquial (an exclamation indicating that one finds a particular person sexually attractive.) …   Australian English dictionary

  • hubba-hubba — |həbə|həbə interjection Etymology: origin unknown used to express approval, excitement, or enthusiasm …   Useful english dictionary

  • hubba hubba — /hub euh hub euh/, Slang. (an exclamation of admiration, approval, or enthusiasm, used esp. by G.I. s of World War II as a shout in appreciation of a pretty girl.) [1940 45, Amer.; orig. uncert.; much speculation has been devoted to the original… …   Useful english dictionary


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