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n. pl. cub·bies
A small room; a cubbyhole.

[Short for cubbyhole.]


n, pl -bies
Austral a small room or enclosed area, esp one used as a child's play area


dialect Midland English short and plump; squat


(ˈkʌb i)

n., pl. -bies.
1. a cubbyhole.
2. a small, open, boxlike compartment or cupboard, as one used by children for storage.
[1835–45; dial. cub stall, shed (akin to cove1) + -y2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cubby - a small secluded roomcubby - a small secluded room    
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
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