podgy


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podgy

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

podgy

adjective tubby, fat, plump, chubby, squat, stout, chunky, fleshy, stubby, dumpy, roly-poly, rotund, stumpy, short and fat a blond, slightly podgy youngster
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

podgy

[ˈpɒdʒi] adj [person, body, cheeks] → rondelet(te)

podgy

adj (+er) (Brit inf) → rundlich, pummelig; faceschwammig; podgy fingersWurstfinger pl; podgy faceMondgesicht nt (inf)

podgy

[ˈpɒdʒɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → traccagnotto/a

podgy

(ˈpodʒi) pudgy (ˈpadʒi) adjective
plump; fat.
ˈpodginess, ˈpudginess noun
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
It's all hum-drum, and podgy, and slow-going, any going so long as you get there heaven knows when.
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.
With his hat and stick held in one hand he glanced about, passing his other podgy hand over his uncovered sleek head.
The hilarious picture of the podgy insect struggling to rise up while covered in bright-yellow pollen was captured by amateur photographer Kutub Uddin, 27, at Hotham Park, Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
And it looks like podgy Paul has been comfort eating since his marriage sunk like one of first week loser Toby's creations.
That '76 artefact captured the live swan song of The Band at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom and featured a less weathered and podgy Van the Man performing high-kicks with joyful abandon and - get this - even smiling.