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  • noun US, childish Any object, typically a blanket, garment or stuffed animal that is used simply for its comforting characteristics.
  • noun US, intimate A term of endearment.
  • noun A fictional character, usually physically attractive, who is put under constant stress and angst so as to create emotional attachment.
  • noun US, military slang A poncho liner.


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  • I take my (object name) everywhere. It's my woobie.

    April 8, 2008

  • Nice! Do you pronounce this more like "woo-bee," or "wub-bie"? (I say it more like wubbie.)

    April 8, 2008

  • We also spell this wubby.

    February 14, 2011