Stubby
Stubby Stub"by, a. 1. Abounding with stubs. [1913 Webster]

2. Short and thick; short and strong, as bristles. [1913 Webster]


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  • stubby — [stub′ē] adj. stubbier, stubbiest 1. covered with stubs or stubble 2. short and heavy or dense [stubby bristles] 3. short and thickset stubbily adv. stubbiness n …   English World dictionary

  • stubby — short and thick, 1570s, from STUB (Cf. stub) + Y (Cf. y) (2); of persons, from 1831 …   Etymology dictionary

  • stubby — *stocky, thickset, thick, chunky, squat, dumpy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stubby — [adj] short and thick fat, heavyset, squat, stocky, stout, stumpy, thick bodied, thickset; concepts 491,773,779 Ant. lanky, long, thin …   New thesaurus

  • stubby — ► ADJECTIVE (stubbier, stubbiest) ▪ short and thick. ► NOUN (pl. stubbies) Austral./NZ informal ▪ a small squat bottle of beer …   English terms dictionary

  • Stubby — Le sergent Stubby, avec son uniforme et ses décorations. Stubby (1916 ou 1917 16 mars 1926) est le chien de guerre le plus décoré de la Première Guerre mondiale[1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Stubby — Sergeant Stubby (geboren 1916 oder 1917; gestorben 16. März 1926) war der am höchsten ausgezeichnete Hund des Ersten Weltkriegs und der einzige, der in den Rang eines „Sergeants“ (Unteroffizier) erhoben wurde. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Jugend 2… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stubby — The word stubby is used to describe an item or person as being short or tiny,. Stubby may refer to: *Sergeant Stubby, a decorated war dog from World War I *WGHR, a radio station formerly called WSTB and nicknamed Stubby *A short beer bottle… …   Wikipedia

  • stubby — I UK [ˈstʌbɪ] / US adjective Word forms stubby : adjective stubby comparative stubbier superlative stubbiest short and thick short stubby fingers/legs II UK [ˈstʌbɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms stubby : singular stubby plural stubbies… …   English dictionary

  • stubby — A short, squat beer bottle with a capacity of 375 ml. The bottle is stubby (short and thick) in comparison with the tall and slender 750 ml beer bottle. The stereotypical Australian male is often depicted drinking a stubby, while dressed in a… …   Australian idioms

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