adj. fub·si·er, fub·si·est Chiefly British Slang
Somewhat fat and squat.

[From obsolete fubs, chubby person.]
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(ˈfʌbzɪ) or


adj, -sier or -siest, -bbier or -bbiest
archaic or dialect short and stout; squat
[C18: from obsolete fubs plump person]
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(ˈfʌb zi)

adj. -si•er, -si•est. Brit.
short and stout.
[1770–80; obsolete fubs, fub chubby person + -y1; compare -s4, -sy]
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References in classic literature ?
"I think this is damn silly," said the officer, patting his foolish fubsy old retriever.
Oppress not the cubs of the stranger, but hail them as Sister and Brother, For though they are little and fubsy, it may be the Bear is their mother.
Q Soogie - to enjoy a long, hot bubble bath QQ Fubsy - short or squat Q Sprouters - children Q Giddy kipper - a bit silly Q Plarpy - dough-like Q Proggles - stinging nettles Q Bubble - to cry Q Orly gorlies - the giggles Q Tappy lappy - walking slowly Q Gruns - tea leaves Q Scramptions - extra batter bits with your chips