cubby definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cub·bies
A small room; a cubbyhole.
Origin: Short for cubbyhole.
Variant of cubbyhole
- a small, enclosed space or room that confines snugly or uncomfortably
- a small, open compartment as in a desk; pigeonhole
Origin: diminutive ; from British dialect, dialectal cub, little shed (akin to Middle High German kobe, cage, stall: for Indo-European base see cove) plush hole