chubbiness


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Related to chubbiness: endearingly, cussedness

chub·by

 (chŭb′ē)
adj. chub·bi·er, chub·bi·est
Rounded and plump. See Synonyms at fat.
n. pl. chub·bies
1. Informal A chubby person.
2. Vulgar Slang An erection of the penis.

[Probably from chub (from the plumpness of the fish).]

chub′bi·ly adv.
chub′bi·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chubbiness - the property of having a plump and round bodychubbiness - the property of having a plump and round body
embonpoint, plumpness, roundness - the bodily property of being well rounded
References in classic literature ?
Her form was the perfection of childish beauty, without its usual chubbiness and squareness of outline.
I don't mind telling YOU, because we have always been favourites of each other's, and because you are not like a Pa, but more like a sort of a younger brother with a dear venerable chubbiness on him.
But daily we all see inconsiderate, rude and often dangerous driving on Birmingham's roads, the culprits confident of going undetected because they know that our police are too busy to patrol the streets because they're pushing pens or queuing at fast-food shops to add to their chubbiness.
So that's why you're more worried about my chubbiness than you are about my job performance
Experts are saying this could be one of the reasons why we are seeing a widespread increase of chubbiness and reckon putting the number of calories on the labels of wine, beer and other drinks I'm not allowed will help.
Paths that blush when they embrace the chubbiness of the parterres.
Mice on the "western" diet got fatter, and the scientists were actually able to transfer chubbiness by transplanting the gut microbes of the fat mice into other mice.
That's a disgraceful slur on Rafa Benitez's growing chubbiness.
She added: "I am on the limit of chubbiness because I love my food and my wine.
According to More magazine, the 46-year-old actress, who is currently promoting her new film 'Savages,' said that she pushes "the limit of chubbiness at all times," adding, "I'm not a skinny girl.
He said: "I was prone to chubbiness and at 10 I had little, fat-boy boobs.
I was shocked, in particular, at the development of female breasts in young boys - I am not talking about puppy fat or chubbiness (everyone had someone plump in their class at school) - but these were real female organs growing on male children.