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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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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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
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chubby

adjective
Well-rounded and full in form:
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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
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chubby

[ˈtʃʌbi] adjpotelé(e), rondelet(te)
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chubby

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

[ˈtʃʌbɪ] adjpaffuto/a, grassoccio/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

chubby

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

a. regordete-a, macizo-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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