Definition of "cubby" [cub•by]

  • A small room; a cubbyhole. (noun)

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Use "cubby" in a sentence
  • "Even if it's largely defined by her "cubby," which as far as I know, is the first time she'll have a designated space of her own outside the house."
  • "This was drunk in a kind of cubby-hole off the night nursery, the three colonials having failed to fraternise with the posse of English servants who had been taken over with the house: a set of prim, starched pokers these, ran the verdict; and deceitful, too, with their “sirs” and “madams” to your face, and all the sneery backbiting that went on below-stairs."
  • "The Casimirs lived in a kind of cubby-hole way down Ste."