[huhb-ee] /ˈhʌb i/
noun, plural hubbies. Informal.
noun (pl) -bies
an informal word for husband
colloquial shortening of husband, attested from 1680s, with -y (3).
[huhb] /hʌb/ noun 1. the central part of a wheel, as that part into which the spokes are inserted. 2. the central part or axle end from which blades or spokelike parts radiate on various devices, as on a fan or propeller. 3. a center around which other things revolve or from which they radiate; […]
[huhb-uh l] /ˈhʌb əl/ noun 1. a small hump, as on the surface of ice or a road. 2. Scot. and North England. [huhb-uh l] /ˈhʌb əl/ noun 1. Edwin Powell, 1889–1953, U.S. astronomer: pioneer in extragalactic research. /ˈhʌbəl/ noun 1. Edwin Powell. 1889–1953, US astronomer, noted for his investigations of nebulae and the recession […]
[huhb-uh l-buhb-uh l] /ˈhʌb əlˌbʌb əl/ noun 1. a simple form of the hookah, in which the smoke passes through water, causing a bubbling sound. 2. a bubbling sound. 3. an uproar; turmoil. /ˈhʌbəlˈbʌbəl/ noun 1. another name for hookah 2. hubbub; turmoil 3. a bubbling or gargling sound
- Hubble classification
noun 1. a method of classifying galaxies depending on whether they are elliptical, spiral, barred spiral, or irregular