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[hyoo-ee or, often, yoo-ee] /ˈhyu i or, often, ˈyu i/
a male given name, form of Hugh. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "All right," said Hughie, "I'll stick to him," and off he set for the center.

    Glengarry Schooldays Ralph Connor
  • “Out with him,” cried Hughie, throwing away his cane at this joke.

    The Man Who Lost Himself H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • Hughie Drummond, whom he had last seen in health, was an emaciated skeleton.

    Adventure Jack London
  • Every one acted on the suggestion with alacrity save Kate and Hughie.

    The Fighting Shepherdess
    Caroline Lockhart
  • Before going upstairs, Thomas took Hughie into "the room" where his mother's bed had been placed.

    Glengarry Schooldays Ralph Connor
  • She walked back to the house, leaving Hughie sitting on the grass.

    The Goody-Naughty Book Sarah Cory Rippey
  • Dear old Hughie,” she said, “you have given delight to more than one person.

  • She is always so sad when she thinks of us; but Hughie and I are not really unhappy.

    A Modern Tomboy L. T. Meade
  • That was Foxy's day of triumph, but to Hughie it was the beginning of many woeful days and nights.

    Glengarry Schooldays Ralph Connor
  • Hughie, you do extremely wrong to speak in that tone to Irene.

    A Modern Tomboy L. T. Meade
British Dictionary definitions for Hughie


(Austral & NZ, informal) the god of rain and of surf (esp in the phrases send her down, Hughie! and send 'em up, Hughie!)
Word Origin
C20: of uncertain origin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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