Huey

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the pronunciation of Hughie.

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Huey ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Hueys)

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Hugh.

Etymology 2[edit]

From the original US Army designation of the Bell 204/205 helicopter, "HU-1", acronymized into "Huey", and extended to cover the Cobra gunship version of the same platform

Noun[edit]

Huey ‎(plural Hueys)

  1. (countable, informal) an American military helicopter, the UH-1 Iroquois
  2. (countable, informal) an American military helicopter, the AH-1 Cobra
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Proper noun[edit]

Huey ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Hueys)

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Hubert.
  2. (uncountable, surfing) Imaginary god who creates surf (waves, and associated conditions), generally used humorously.
    The spilt milk would be offered as a gift to Surf God Huey who would surely reward our kindness with sick waves. — surfingnz.com, Road Trip #6 [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.surfingnz.com/roadtrip_no6.html