A long story or old wives' tale, that is, something a grandma would tell. Yiddish, from "bubba," "grandmother."
"I asked about the family, and she started in on a bubbameister about hospitals."
by octopod August 30, 2008
Can you define these popular missing words?
non-pejorative: An old person's wisdom; folk wisdom; a cultural insight
In navigating sticky social situations, "One hand washes the other" is a bubbameister my mother often taught us.
by Seattlebubba October 19, 2015