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hubba hubba

[huhb-uh huhb-uh] /ˈhʌb ə ˈhʌb ə/
noun, Slang.
1.
(an exclamation of admiration, approval, or enthusiasm, used especially by G.I.'s of World War II as a shout in appreciation of a pretty girl.)
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45, Americanism; origin uncertain; much speculation has been devoted to the original sense and origin of this expression; the foreign sources proposed (e.g., Arabic, Chinese, Spanish) are generally improbable and lack supporting evidence
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interjection

an exclamation of approval or enthusiasm

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