Squabbish
Squabbish \Squab"bish\ (skw[o^]b"b[i^]sh), a. Thick; fat; heavy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • squabbish — a. See squab …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • squabbish — squab·bish …   English syllables

  • squabbish — adjective Etymology: squab (II) + ish : somewhat fat or squat …   Useful english dictionary

  • squab — I. a. 1. Fat, plump, stout, dumpy, squabbish, squabby, thick, bulky, heavy, short, thickset, chunky, fleshy. 2. Unfledged, unfeathered. II. n. Young pigeon …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • chubby — adj 1. tubby, pudgy, Chiefly Brit. podgy, plump, round, rounded out, rotund; fat, obese, corpulent, overweight, flabby, stout, portly, pursy, Scot. fodgel; fleshy, filled out, well fed; ample, substantial, full. 2. paunchy, potbellied, round… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • chunky — adj 1. stout, stodgy, stocky, thick, thickset; fat, obese, corpulent, overweight, flabby, portly, pursy, Scot. fodgel; fleshy, filled out, well fed. 2. dumpy, stumpy, stubby, squabbish, squabby, squat, squatty. 3. large, bulky, hulky, hulking;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • corpulent — adj 1. fat, obese, adipose, overweight, portly, pursy, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, Chiefly Brit. podgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, filled out, well fed, bouncing; ample, substantial, full; big, large, bulky, hulky, hulking …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • squat — v 1. crouch, sit on one s haunches or heels, hunker, hunker down, bend, bend down, stoop, hunch, hunch over. 2. cringe, cower, shrink, lie low, crawl, creep. 3. settle, take up residence, set up housekeeping, establish oneself, put down roots;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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