Bubba definition

bŭbə
Close friend.
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(chiefly southern us) Brother.
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Brother.
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A white working-class man of the southern United States, stereotypically regarded as uneducated and gregarious with his peers.
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A working-class white male from the southern US (stereotyped as loutish).
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(Southern US, childish) Brother; used as term of familiar address.
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(Southern US) The stereotypical white male; John Doe.

German businesses wonder what Otto Normalverbraucher will buy, while US politicians fret over who Bubba vote for in the next US election.

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(Southern US) A generic nickname for any white male.

Watch it, Bubba!

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The definition of Bubba is a name used for someone who is a brother, like a brother or a close friend, or slang for a white, uneducated and assertive man from the southern United States.

An example of Bubba is what you might call your best male friend.

An example of Bubba is what you might call a bigoted, working-class man in the South.

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A man of the Southern U.S., variously characterized as easygoing, companionable, assertively masculine, uneducated, bigoted, violent, etc.
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(US) Alternative form of bubba (a white male Southerner).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
bubba
Plural:
bubbas

Origin of bubba

  • Alteration of bub

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Possibly an alteration of brother or bub, said by a young child not yet able to pronounce brother properly. Compare sissy.

    From Wiktionary