plumply


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plump 1

 (plŭmp)
adj. plump·er, plump·est
1. Well-rounded and full in form; chubby. See Synonyms at fat.
2. Abundant; ample: a plump reward.
v. plumped, plump·ing, plumps
v.tr.
To make well-rounded or full in form: plumped up the pillows.
v.intr.
To become well-rounded, chubby, or full in form: The baby plumped out at three months.

[Middle English, dull, probably from Middle Low German plomp, blunt, thick.]

plump′ish adj.
plump′ly adv.
plump′ness n.

plump 2

 (plŭmp)
v. plumped, plump·ing, plumps
v.intr.
1. To drop abruptly or heavily: plumped into the easy chair.
2. To give full support or praise: plumped for the candidate throughout the state.
v.tr.
To throw down or drop (something) abruptly or heavily: plumped the books onto the table.
n.
1. A heavy or abrupt fall or collision.
2. The sound of a heavy fall or collision.
adj.
Blunt; direct.
adv.
1. With a heavy or abrupt drop: The anchor fell plump into the sea.
2.
a. With a full or sudden impact: walked plump into the pole.
b. Directly: ran plump into an old friend.
3. Without qualification; bluntly: spoke out plump for the tax bill.

[Middle English plumpen, to immerse quickly, perhaps from Middle Low German, probably of imitative origin.]
Translations
بامتلاء، بسُمْنَه
kulatěoble
buttetfyldigt
kövér en
skyndilega; afdráttarlaust
oblo

plumply

advplump

plump1

(ˈplamp) adjective
pleasantly fat and rounded; well filled out. plump cheeks.
plumply adverb
ˈplumpness noun
plump up
to shake (pillows etc) to restore their shape.
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Against the odds, something of a feel of original designer Dr Ferdinand Porsche's early "People's Car" has somehow made it through to this third-generation model, most notably in the large wheels, plumply positioned beneath the ared owing arches, and a rear C-pillar that follows the contours of the original design.
against the odds, something of a feel of Dr Ferdinand Porsche's early People's Car has somehow made it through to this third-generation model, most notably in the large wheels plumply positioned beneath the 'ared 'owing arches and a rear C-pillar that follows the contours of the original design.
Against the odds, something of a feel of Dr Ferdinand Porsche's early 'Peoples' Car' has somehow made it through to this third generation model, most notably in the large wheels plumply positioned beneath the "ared "owing arches and a rear C-pillar that follows the contours of the original design.
However, the keen-eyed among you will have noticed I've not included the post-2002 version of Basil in the dates above, the reason being he's no longer the same old fox I remember so fondly - looking too plumply well-stuffed and re-felted to maintain that old-school charm.