chubby

(redirected from chubbiest)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Idioms.
Related to chubbiest: chubby, cheeks

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 periodicals archive ?
To help tackle the problem, the charity is searching for the chubbiest cats, dogs and rabbits in the West Midlands in its annual pet slimming contest: PDSA Pet Fit Club.
The three varieties--the TexMex, the Gringo, and chubbiest of all, the Taco--also double as room dividers.
Family photos show Kathleen Beauchamp as the chubbiest of the four sisters, and Annie Beauchamp was known to torment Kathleen about her size (8)--to the point where Mansfield could use her subsequent weight loss to assuage her mother's concerns about Murry's health:
The neatly displayed nine items took me and my dining partner into a culinary excursion from a perfectly cured Bresaola della Valtellina (raw beef from the area around Lake Como) through a classy reinterpretation of Vitello Tonnato, to the chubbiest and juiciest olives you've ever had (unless you go to Cinque Terre, says our chef).
It is too big for her wrist, so she has shoved it up to the chubbiest part of her forearm, where it digs in just below her elbow.
Mexico: Mexico, second in obesity in the world after the United States, wants its children to cut down on the soft drinks and fatty foods that have made them the chubbiest kids in Latin America.
MY ov ot Dear Coleen, MY husband's family is overweight and my girl was the chubbiest baby in our antenatal group.
It is no surprise that America still ranks number one with chubbiest citizens, but the other countries in the list may surprise you.