Definition of bubba in English:
nounNorth American informal
1Used as an affectionate form of address to a brother: my sister has always called me bubba
More example sentences
- As you know, Bubba, I have no way to ever repay you for your unselfish gift of life you so eagerly gave to me. All I can offer to you is my undying love, my respect, my gratitude and my humble heart.
- All I can say is, ‘Hold on, bubba, it's gonna’ be a wild ride.’
- That's when my sister came in, ‘It's all right, bubba, all right,’ and so I came to love her and that's the truth.
2 derogatory An uneducated conservative white male of the southern US.
- It seems that despite claims that the folks who were organizing the boycott are the bubba demographic that isn't sophisticated enough to consume French products, the boycott is actually being felt.
- Dean wasn't just whistling Dixie when he made his infamous remark about reaching out to bubbas bearing Confederate flags.
- They're fat, tail-gate bubba types that break a sweat walking up the courthouse steps to apply for their hunting license.
late 19th century: alteration of brother.
Definition of bubba in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India