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chunk·y

 (chŭng′kē)
adj. chunk·i·er, chunk·i·est
1. Short and thick; stocky.
2. Heavy or bulky; blocky: chunky shoes; chunky gold jewelry.
3. Containing small thick pieces: chunky peanut butter; chunky soup.

chunk′i·ly adv.
chunk′i·ness n.

chunky

(ˈtʃʌŋkɪ)
adj, chunkier or chunkiest
1. thick and short
2. consisting of or containing thick pieces: chunky dog food.
3. (Clothing & Fashion) chiefly Brit (of clothes, esp knitwear) made of thick bulky material
ˈchunkily adv
ˈchunkiness n

chunk•y

(ˈtʃʌŋ ki)

adj. chunk•i•er, chunk•i•est.
1. stout; stocky.
2. full of chunks.
[1745–55, Amer.]
chunk′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.chunky - like or containing small sticky lumps; "the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough"
unshapely - not well-proportioned and pleasing in shape; "a stout unshapely woman"
2.chunky - 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"

chunky

adjective
1. thickset, stocky, beefy (informal), stubby, dumpy The sergeant was a chunky man in his late twenties.
2. thick, heavy You can't beat these big chunky sweaters for warmth.

chunky

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
Translations
مُكْتَنِز وَقَويمُكَوَّن مِن قِطَع
robusnís velkými kusy
firskårenmed stykker itæt
kekkjóttur, meî smábitum ístuttur og sver
poriadny kus
bodurtıknaztopaklı

chunky

[ˈtʃʌŋkɪ] ADJ (chunkier (compar) (chunkiest (superl))) [person] → fornido; [furniture, mug] → achaparrado; [knitwear] → grueso, de lana gorda

chunky

[ˈtʃʌŋki] adj
[jewellery] → gros(se); [piece] → gros(se)
[person] → trapu(e)
[knitwear] → en grosse laine

chunky

adj (+er) (inf) legs, armsstämmig; person alsountersetzt, gedrungen; knitweardick, klobig; bookkompakt; glassmassiv; jewelleryklotzig

chunky

[ˈtʃʌŋkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (furniture) → basso/a e largo/a; (person) → ben piantato/a; (knitwear) → di lana grossa

chunk

(tʃaŋk) noun
a thick piece of anything, as wood, bread etc. chunks of meat.
ˈchunky adjective
1. solid and strong. a chunky body.
2. containing chunks.
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