chubby


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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.

chubby

(ˈtʃʌbɪ)
adj, -bier or -biest
(esp of the human form) plump and round
[C17: perhaps from chub, with reference to the plump shape of the fish]
ˈchubbily adv
ˈchubbiness n

chub•by

(ˈtʃʌb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
round and plump: a chubby face.
[1605–15]
chub′bi•ly, adv.
chub′bi•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chubby - sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump";
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

chubby

adjective plump, stout, fleshy, tubby, flabby, portly, buxom, roly-poly, rotund, round, podgy He used to tease me about being too chubby.
thin, lean, slight, slim, slender, skinny, sylphlike

chubby

adjective
Well-rounded and full in form:
Translations
مُـمْتَلِئمُمْتَلئ الخَدَّيْن
buclatýobtloustlý
buttettyk
pulleapulska
debeljuškast
pufók
bústinn, òybbinn
丸々太った
오동통한
putnus
tukls
knubbigmullig
อ้วนกลม
mũm mĩm

chubby

[ˈtʃʌbɪ] ADJ (chubbier (compar) (chubbiest (superl))) [baby, hands] → rechoncho, regordete; [face, cheeks] → mofletudo

chubby

[ˈtʃʌbi] adjpotelé(e), rondelet(te)

chubby

adj (+er)pummelig, rundlich; chubby cheeksPausbacken pl

chubby

[ˈtʃʌbɪ] adjpaffuto/a, grassoccio/a

chubby

(ˈtʃabi) adjective
plump. a baby's chubby face.

chubby

مُـمْتَلِئ obtloustlý buttet mollig στρουμπουλός regordete pullea potelé debeljuškast paffuto 丸々太った 오동통한 mollig lubben pucołowaty gorducho полный knubbig อ้วนกลม tombul mũm mĩm 丰满的

chubby

a. regordete-a, macizo-a.
References in classic literature ?
So poor Meg sang and rocked, told stories and tried every sleep-prevoking wile she could devise, but all in vain, the big eyes wouldn't shut, and long after Daisy had gone to byelow, like the chubby little bunch of good nature she was, naughty Demi lay staring at the light, with the most discouragingly wide-awake expression of countenance.
They accepted without murmuring what she chose to give them, each holding out two chubby hands scoop-like, in the vain hope that they might be filled; and then away they went.
He treasured them up, and would drag them out and make his father tell him about them; there were all sorts of animals among them, and Antanas could tell the names of all of them, lying upon the floor for hours and pointing them out with his chubby little fingers.
The boy drew his chubby face down to a formidable length, and commenced toning a psalm tune through his nose, with imperturbable gravity.
You remember him, I daresay, when he was just such another as that chubby thing: nearly as young and innocent.
Carton was the first stranger to whom little Lucie held out her chubby arms, and he kept his place with her as she grew.
I am confident that he couldn't resist a chubby boy, especially; that there was a fascination in such a subject, which made him restless in his mind, until he had scored and marked him for the day.
A plump little rosy baby, sprawling and snuggling, chubby little hands and feet, clean tiny little nails, so tiny that it makes one laugh to took at them; eyes that look as if they understand everything.
A naked child toddled up, stared, and, moved by some quick impulse of reverence, made a solemn little obeisance before the lama - only the child was so short and fat that it toppled over sideways, and Kim laughed at the sprawling, chubby legs.
At times, as she held the chubby little fellow to her breast or caught and kissed a waving pink foot, she would feel a sense of physical weakness come over her--it seemed as if her breath would leave her.
The Quadlings themselves, who were short and fat and looked chubby and good-natured, were dressed all in red, which showed bright against the green grass and the yellowing grain.
While the ceremony is in progress, sensation is created by the entrance of a chubby little man in a large shirt-collar, with a moist eye and an inflamed nose, who modestly takes a position near the door as one of the general public, but seems familiar with the room too.