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adj. pudg·i·er, pudg·i·est
Somewhat fat; chubby: a pudgy face. See Synonyms at fat.

[From pudge, something thick and short.]

pudg′i·ness n.
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Noun1.pudginess - the property of having a plump and round bodypudginess - the property of having a plump and round body
embonpoint, plumpness, roundness - the bodily property of being well rounded
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(ˈpodʒi) pudgy (ˈpadʒi) adjective
plump; fat.
ˈpodginess, ˈpudginess noun
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