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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.
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.
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.
The next morning, Ranger Rick Raccoon, Scarlett Fox, Becky Hare, and Cubby set out toward Gretta's den.
Free fish and Cubby Bear Root Beer, provided by Chicago's landmark Cubby Bear Bar, will be served to everyone.
Jurors also heard evidence from the film's executive assistant, Barbara Broccoli, who denied that her father, Bond producer Cubby Broccoli, ever met Clifford.
London, Nov 10 (ANI): Mel Gibson wanted to play the coveted role of James Bond but was turned down by legendary 007 producer Cubby Broccoli, scriptwriter Tom Mankiewicz has revealed.
AMONG all the business meetings, there's still time for a few diversions - and for a stroll with Cubby.
Around the time of You Only Live Twice in 1967, when Sean Connery had made it known he didn't want to make another Bond film, Harry and Cubby spoke to me about the possibility of me taking over.
Henry and Ann Cubby want to convert the convenience in Cripley Road, Oxford, which was closed for health and safety reasons, into a bijou pad complete with kitchen and living area.