fodgel
adjective Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1724 Scottish buxom

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  • fodgel — /foj euhl/, adj. Scot. fat; stout; plump. [1715 25; fodge (var. of FADGE) a short, fat person + el adj. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • fodgel — fodg·el …   English syllables

  • fodgel — ˈfäjəl adjective Etymology: probably from fodge, variant of fadge (I) Scotland : plump and well built : buxom …   Useful english dictionary

  • abdominous — adj 1. potbellied, round bellied, big bellied, Sl. beer bellied, large bellied, great bellied, Obs. gorbellied; paunchy, Inf. bay windowed, Inf. corporational; obese, fat, corpulent, overweight, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 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

  • fat — adj 1. obese, overweight, flabby, stout, portly, pursy, corpulent, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, well fed; paunchy, potbellied, roundbellied, big bellied, large bellied, great bellied, abdominous,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • heavy — adj 1. hefty, weighty, bulky, substantial, dense, ample; big, large, huge, gigantic, titanic, enormous, massive, ponderous, prodigious, mammoth, mighty, colossal, immense; unwieldy, cumbrous, cumbersome, awkward, unmanageable. 2. turbulent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • obese — adj 1. fat, corpulent, overweight, Scot. fodgel; chubby, tubby, pudgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund, portly; paunchy, potbellied, round bellied, big bellied, Sl. beerbellied, large bellied, great bellied, Obs. gorbellied; Inf. bay windowed,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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