Definition of bubbie in English:

bubbie

Line breaks: bub¦bie
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌbi
 
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noun

US informal
(In Jewish use) one’s grandmother: as a child, I remember my bubbie singing Yiddish songs [as name]: on sabbath evenings, Bubbie would don a special kerchief
More example sentences
  • With everything this devoted bubbie (Yiddish for grandmother) gives to her umpteen offspring, one would think Chaya should have little time for her ‘chicken business,’ but she is very organized and dedicated.
  • Bubbie, my sweet grandmother, was a small woman, barely five feet tall and her candelabra wasn't just a candle holder used for the Sabbath and Hanukkah lights.
  • Now ladies, I'm not saying we should all follow our bubbies and throw on a babushka - I'm just saying, sometimes a little cover up goes a long way…

Origin

from Yiddish bube 'grandmother'.

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