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tub·by

 (tŭb′ē)
adj. tub·bi·er, tub·bi·est
1. Having a rounded shape: a tubby fishing boat.
2. Derogatory Short and plump.
3. Having a dull sound; lacking resonance.

tub′bi·ness n.
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tubby

(ˈtʌbɪ)
adj, -bier or -biest
1. plump
2. shaped like a tub
3. rare having little resonance
ˈtubbiness n
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tub•by

(ˈtʌb i)

adj. -bi•er, -bi•est.
1. short and fat.
2. having a dull, thumping sound; lacking resonance.
[1800–10]
tub′bi•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tubby - short and plump
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
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tubby

adjective fat, overweight, plump, stout, chubby, obese, portly, roly-poly, podgy, corpulent, paunchy He looks tubby and in need of some exercise.
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tubby

adjective
Well-rounded and full in form:
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Translations
بَدين، سَمين
buclatý
buttet
köpcös
kubbslegur
duba gibişişman

tubby

[ˈtʌbɪ] ADJ (tubbier (compar) (tubbiest (superl))) (= fat) → gordito, rechoncho
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tubby

[ˈtʌbi] adjrondelet(te)
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tubby

adj (+er) (inf)dick; womanmollig, rundlich; childpummelig, kugelrund; manrundlich; he is getting quite tubbyer geht immer mehr in die Breite, er wird immer runder
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tubby

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

tub

(tab) noun
1. a round (usually wooden) container for keeping water, washing clothes etc. a huge tub of water.
2. a bath. He was sitting in the tub.
3. a small round container for ice-cream etc.
ˈtubby adjective
rather fat; plump. She was rather tubby as a child but she is very slim now.
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