Squabby
Squabby \Squab"by\ (-b[y^]), a. Short and thick; sqabbish. [1913 Webster]

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  • squabby — squab·by || skwÉ‘bɪ / skwÉ’b adj. plump, short and fat …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • squabby — /ˈskwɒbi/ (say skwobee) adjective (squabbier, squabbiest) short and stout; squat. {squab + b + y1} –squabbily, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • squabby — adj. (squabbier, squabbiest) short and fat; squat …   Useful english dictionary

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  • 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

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