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dump·y 1

 (dŭm′pē)
adj. dump·i·er, dump·i·est
Short and stout; squat.

[Probably from dump, lump.]

dump′i·ly adv.
dump′i·ness n.

dum·py 2

 (dŭm′pē)
adj. dump·i·er, dump·i·est
Resembling a dump, as in shabbiness; disreputable: a dumpy apartment building.

dumpy

(ˈdʌmpɪ)
adj, dumpier or dumpiest
short and plump; squat
[C18: perhaps related to dumpling]
ˈdumpily adv
ˈdumpiness n

dumpy

(ˈdʌmpɪ) or

dumpish

adj
rare in low spirits; depressed; morose
[C17: from C16 dump; see dumps]

dump•y

(ˈdʌm pi)

adj. dump•i•er, dump•i•est.
short and stout; squat.
[1740–50]
dump′i•ly, adv.
dump′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dumpy - resembling a garbage dump
2.dumpy - short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"
short, little - low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"
3.dumpy - short and plump
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

dumpy

adjective podgy, homely, short, plump, squat, stout, chunky, chubby, tubby, roly-poly, pudgy, squab, fubsy (archaic or dialect) She was a dumpy woman, dressed in black.

dumpy

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
Translations
قَصير وَبَدين
zavalitý
lille og tyktæt
tömzsi
stuttur og digur, lítill og feitur
apvalumaskresnaskresnumas
drukns
kısa ve şişman

dumpy

[ˈdʌmpɪ] ADJ (dumpier (compar) (dumpiest (superl))) → regordete

dumpy

[ˈdʌmpi] adj [person] → courtaud(e), boulot(te)

dumpy

adjpummelig; glassesklein und massiv

dumpy

[ˈdʌmpɪ] adjtracagnotto/a

dumpy

(ˈdampi) adjective
short and thick or fat. a dumpy little woman.
ˈdumpiness noun
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