- Any object, typically a blanket, garment or stuffed animal that is used simply for its comforting characteristics.
- A term of endearment.
- A fictional character, usually physically attractive, who is put under constant stress and angst so as to create emotional attachment.
- A poncho liner.
Most veterans remember using a poncho and poncho liner because they kept us warm and dry when in the field. Our friends at Art 15 Clothing have done a very funny video about the military poncho liner (a.k.a. woobie). A woobie a day keeps the doctor away.