[huhb-uhb] /ˈhʌb ʌb/
a loud, confused noise, as of many voices:
There was quite a hubbub in the auditorium after the announcement.
a confused noise of many voices
1550s, whobub “confused noise,” generally believed to be of Irish origin, perhaps from Gaelic ub!, expression of aversion or contempt, or Old Irish battle cry abu, from buide “victory.”
[huhb-ee] /ˈhʌb i/ noun, plural hubbies. Informal. 1. . /ˈhʌbɪ/ noun (pl) -bies 1. an informal word for husband n. colloquial shortening of husband, attested from 1680s, with -y (3). noun Husband (1798+)
[huhb-kap] /ˈhʌbˌkæp/ noun 1. a removable cover for the center area of the exposed side of an automobile wheel, covering the axle. /ˈhʌbˌkæp/ noun 1. a metal cap fitting onto the hub of a wheel, esp a stainless steel or chromium-plated one n. also hub cap, 1896, from hub + cap (n.).
[hy-bey] /ˈhüˈbeɪ/ noun, Pinyin. 1. a province in central China. 72,394 sq. mi. (187,500 sq. km). Capital: Wuhan. /ˈhuːˈbeɪ/ noun 1. a province of central China: largely low-lying with many lakes. Capital: Wuhan. Pop: 60 020 000 (2003 est). Area: 187 500 sq km (72 394 sq miles)
[hyoo-buh l or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu bəl or, often, ˈyu-/ noun 1. David, 1926–2013, U.S. neuroscientist, born in Canada: Nobel Prize 1981. Hubel Hu·bel (hyōō’bəl), David Hunter. Born 1926. American neurobiologist. He shared a 1981 Nobel Prize for studies on the organization and functioning of the brain, particularly with respect to vision.