Podgy \Podg"y\, a. Fat and short; pudgy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • podgy — 1846, later collateral form of PUDGY (Cf. pudgy) (q.v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • podgy — ► ADJECTIVE (podgier, podgiest) Brit. informal ▪ rather fat; chubby …   English terms dictionary

  • podgy — [päj′ē] adj. podgier, podgiest var. of PUDGY …   English World dictionary

  • podgy — UK [ˈpɒdʒɪ] / US [ˈpɑdʒɪ] adjective Word forms podgy : adjective podgy comparative podgier superlative podgiest British informal fat. This word is less unkind than fat a podgy little child …   English dictionary

  • podgy — adj. Podgy is used with these nouns: ↑finger …   Collocations dictionary

  • podgy — [[t]pɒ̱ʤi[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as podgy, you think that they are slightly fat. [BRIT, INFORMAL] (in AM, use pudgy) …   English dictionary

  • podgy — adjective (podgier; est) Etymology: podge something pudgy Date: 1846 chiefly British pudgy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • podgy — podgily, adv. podginess, n. /poj ee/, adj., podgier, podgiest. Chiefly Brit. pudgy. * * * …   Universalium

  • podgy — adjective Slightly fat. Syn: rotund, stout See Also: podge …   Wiktionary

  • podgy — Synonyms and related words: adipose, beefy, big bellied, bloated, blocky, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, full, gross, heavyset, hefty, hippy, imposing, lusty, meaty, obese …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”