nounpl. to·bies also To·bies
A drinking mug, usually in the shape of a stout man wearing a large three-cornered hat.
Origin of tobyAfter Toby, a nickname for Tobias.
- A male given name.
- (rare) A female given name.
- A patronymic surname.
The Middle English vernacular form of Tobias.
- The superintendent of a street market.
From Shelta toba; the road.