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stub·by

 (stŭb′ē)
adj. stub·bi·er, stub·bi·est
1.
a. Having the nature of or suggesting a stub, as in shortness, broadness, or thickness: stubby fingers and toes.
b. Having a short, stocky build; thickset.
2. Short and blunt, as from much use: a stubby pencil.
3. Covered with or made of stubs.
4. Short and bristly: a stubby beard.

stub′bi·ly adv.
stub′bi·ness n.

stubby

(ˈstʌbɪ)
adj, -bier or -biest
1. short and broad; stumpy or thickset
2. bristling and stiff
n
(Brewing) slang Also called: stubbie Austral a small bottle of beer
ˈstubbily adv
ˈstubbiness n

stub•by

(ˈstʌb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
1. of or resembling a stub.
2. short and thick or broad; thickset or squat: stubby fingers.
3. consisting of or abounding in stubs.
[1565–75]
stub′bi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stubby - short and blunt; "stubby fingers"; "a stubby pencil"
short - (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"

stubby

adjective stumpy, short, squat, stocky, chunky, dumpy, thickset, fubsy (archaic or dialect) He pointed a stubby finger at the wooden chair opposite him.

stubby

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
Translations
قَصير وَغَليظ
pahýlovitý
stubbóttur
odseknutý

stubby

[ˈstʌbɪ] ADJ (stubbier (compar) (stubbiest (superl))) → achaparrado

stubby

[ˈstʌbi] adj [fingers, legs, tail] → épais(se); [person] → trapu(e); [pencil] → gros(se)

stubby

adj (+er) revolver etckurz; tailstummelig; pencil, vasekurz und dick; persongedrungen, stämmig, untersetzt; legskurz und stämmig; stubby fingersWurstfinger pl (inf); stubby wingsStummelflügel pl

stubby

[ˈstʌbɪ] adjtozzo/a

stub

(stab) noun
1. a stump or short remaining end of eg a cigarette, pencil etc. The ashtray contained seven cigarette stubs.
2. the counterfoil or retained section of a cheque etc.
verbpast tense, past participle stubbed
to hurt (especially a toe) by striking it against something hard. She stubbed her toe(s) against the bedpost.
ˈstubby adjective
being a stub, or short and thick like a stub. a stubby tail; stubby fingers.
stub out
to extinguish (a cigarette or cigar) by pressing it against a hard surface.
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