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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"
References in classic literature ?
The king said the cubby would do for his valley -- meaning me.
The duke's room was pretty small, but plenty good enough, and so was my cubby.
I groped along up to my cubby, and hid it there till I could get a chance to do better.
Not the spare room, of course -- old maids can't aspire to spare rooms, and I shall be as 'umble as Uriah Heep, and quite content with a little over-the-porch or off-the-parlor cubby hole.
Immured in a tiny between-decks cubby which was filled mostly with boxes and bales, tied as well by the rope around his neck, he waited from moment to moment for the door to open and admit, realised in the flesh, the resplendent vision of Steward which blazed through the totality of his consciousness.
Phubby the Phone Cubby is designed for use by individuals with or without special needs.
She and Cubby deserve compensation, but what they really want is to be able to play with their grandchildren and tend to their garden.
Little Rock Self Storage LLC of Cordova, Tennessee, bought the 57,698-SF Cubby Hole USA project at 8015 Geyer Springs Road for $2.
I never knew Cubby Broccoli, although I know, of course, (Albert's daughter) Barbara Broccoli and (Barbara's half-brother and Bond-series producer) Michael Wilson very well.
needed and almost impossible to obtain unless you restrict the size of the extension to a cubby hole.
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This year's Heyman Travelling Scholarship has gone to Arlene Cubby, project manager for community nursing with South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust.