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 ?
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.
Benjamin Allen; and while the boy in the gray livery, marvelling at the unwonted prolongation of the dinner, cast an anxious look, from time to time, towards the glass door, distracted by inward misgivings regarding the amount of minced veal which would be ultimately reserved for his individual cravings; there rolled soberly on through the streets of Bristol, a private fly, painted of a sad green colour, drawn by a chubby sort of brown horse, and driven by a surly-looking man with his legs dressed like the legs of a groom, and his body attired in the coat of a coachman.
His face was round and chubby and his eyes were big, blue and earnest.
His beaming, chubby face was a picture of benevolence and kind-heartedness.
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.
She was a chubby little person of thirty-five, the daughter of a fisherman, and had come to the vicarage at eighteen; it was her first place and she had no intention of leaving it; but she held a possible marriage as a rod over the timid heads of her master and mistress.
cried Dorothy, clasping her chubby little hands eagerly.
Pokey and her mother joined the party, and one bright September morning six very happy-looking people were aboard the express train for Portland two smiling mammas, laden with luncheon baskets and wraps; a pretty young girl with a bag of books on her arm; a tall thin lad with his hat over his eyes; and two small children, who sat with their short legs straight out before them, and their chubby faces beaming with the first speechless delight of "truly travelling.
In the trap sat the chubby, tightly belted clerk who served Ryabinin as coachman.
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.
His chubby, smooth, innocent appearance was a reason for his being always treated with condescension when he was not put down.
A rosy, chubby, sunshiny little soul was Daisy, who found her way to everybody's heart, and nestled there.