Doobie: Usage and Meaning
The origins of the word doobie are mysterious, although there are false legends about Elvis, the Doobie Brothers, and others. The term was definitely in use in the US during the 1950s, and some people believe that it has its origins among jazz musicians—who might sing or enjoy scat, doobie doobie doo, ya’ll.
- “Quit hogging the bud and pass that doobie, Trojelio.”
- “Which do you prefer, a doobie or a bong?”
- “Dude, I’m totally out of cannabis, not even a spare doob.”
- “Roll us a doobie, will you, Jillshua?”