podgy


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podgy

(ˈpɒdʒɪ)
adj, podgier or podgiest
short and fat; chubby
Also called (esp US): pudgy
ˈpodgily adv
ˈpodginess n
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.podgy - short and plump
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
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podgy

adjective tubby, fat, plump, chubby, squat, stout, chunky, fleshy, stubby, dumpy, roly-poly, rotund, stumpy, short and fat a blond, slightly podgy youngster
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Translations
قَصير وسَمين
zavalitý
buttettyk
òybbinn, stuttur og digur
trumpas ir storas
druknsīss un strups
şişkoşişman

podgy

[ˈpɒdʒɪ] ADJ (podgier (compar) (podgiest (superl))) (esp Brit) → gordinflón; [face] → mofletudo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

podgy

[ˈpɒdʒi] adj [person, body, cheeks] → rondelet(te)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

podgy

adj (+er) (Brit inf) → rundlich, pummelig; faceschwammig; podgy fingersWurstfinger pl; podgy faceMondgesicht nt (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

podgy

[ˈpɒdʒɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → traccagnotto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

podgy

(ˈpodʒi) pudgy (ˈpadʒi) adjective
plump; fat.
ˈpodginess, ˈpudginess noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
The undertaker was a little fat Jew with curly black hair, long and greasy, in black, with a large diamond ring on a podgy finger.
Kutuzov, with his uniform unbuttoned so that his fat neck bulged over his collar as if escaping, was sitting almost asleep in a low chair, with his podgy old hands resting symmetrically on its arms.
That was when some podgy red-sealed blue-crossed letter arrived from Vailima, inviting me to journey thither.
It's all hum-drum, and podgy, and slow-going, any going so long as you get there heaven knows when.
The babies that they dandled have become grown men and women with podgy torments of their own, and the playmates that they laughed with are lying very silent under the waving grass.
Just beneath us there was such a one of great size and luxurious appearance, with its owner, a fat old man, leaning out, half his gross body through the window, and his podgy hand, gleaming with diamonds, outstretched as he urged his chauffeur to make a last effort to break through the press.
With his hat and stick held in one hand he glanced about, passing his other podgy hand over his uncovered sleek head.
"And you would sit on one of the four little podgy, buttony, tasselly red chairs that are ranged on the other side of the table facing the sofa.
At that time I used to know a podgy, wealthy, bald little man having chambers in the Albany; a financier too, in his way, carrying out transactions of an intimate nature and of no moral character; mostly with young men of birth and expectations--though I dare say he didn't withhold his ministrations from elderly plebeians either.
looks like year-old Cadwalladder " After Ben then started to retain fluid and look "podgy", doctors at the Newcastle's Great North Children's Hospital diagnosed his condition.
EX-SOCCER star Jamie O'Hara had liposuction yesterday to get rid of a podgy tum at the age of 31.
As a podgy teen I was money, real-life and obsessed with weighing myself.