chubby

  • 1Chubby — may refer to: Chubby, a description or nickname of an overweight person Bay Ragni, American professional wrestler promoted as Chubby Dudley Chubby Carrier, American zydeco musician Chubby Checker, American singer who popularized The Twist , The… …

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  • 2Chubby — Chub by, a. Like a chub; plump, short, and thick. Chubby faces. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3chubby — [chub′ē] adj. chubbier, chubbiest [< CHUB] round and plump; fleshy [a chubby baby] chubbiness n …

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  • 4chubby — 1610s, lit. resembling a chub, from CHUB (Cf. chub), the short, thick type of fish + Y (Cf. y) (2). Perhaps influenced by O.N. kumba log, kumben stumpy. ME chubbe ... was also used of a lazy, spiritless fellow; a rustic, simpleton; dolt, fool… …

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  • 5chubby — rotund, plump, fat, *fleshy, stout, portly, corpulent, obese Analogous words: chunky, stubby, dumpy, squat (see STOCKY) Antonyms: slim …

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  • 6chubby — [adj] slightly fat ample, bearish, big, butterball*, buxom, chunky, fatty, flabby, fleshy, full figured, hefty, husky, pleasingly plump*, plump, plumpish, podgy, portly, pudgy, rolypoly*, rotund, round, stout, tubby, zaftig*; concepts 491,773 Ant …

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  • 7chubby — ► ADJECTIVE (chubbier, chubbiest) ▪ plump and rounded. DERIVATIVES chubbily adverb chubbiness noun. ORIGIN from CHUB(Cf. ↑chub) …

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  • 8Chubby — Popa Chubby 2009 in Innsbruck Popa Chubby (* 31. März 1960 in New York; eigentl. Theodore Joseph Horowitz) ist ein Blues Sänger und Gitarrist, der nach Jahren der Auftritte im „Manny s Carwash“, einem bekannten New Yorker Blues Club, gemeinsam… …

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  • 9chubby — 1. adjective /tʃʌbi/ a) Of a person, slightly overweight, somewhat fat and hence soft. Obviously the chubby child was eating too much. b) Of a body part, containing a moderate amount of fat. Its quite no …

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  • 10chubby — [[t]tʃʌ̱bi[/t]] chubbier, chubbiest ADJ GRADED A chubby person is rather fat. Do you think I m too chubby? ...his chubby hands. Syn: tubby Ant: skinny …

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  • 11chubby — UK [ˈtʃʌbɪ] / US adjective Word forms chubby : adjective chubby comparative chubbier superlative chubbiest informal slightly fat, in the way a healthy baby or young child is cute chubby cheeks …

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  • 12chubby — chubbily, adv. chubbiness, n. /chub ee/, adj., chubbier, chubbiest. round and plump: a chubby child; a chubby face. [1605 15; CHUB + Y1] Syn. pudgy, heavy, fleshy, roly poly. Ant. lean, svelte, thin, skinny. * * * …

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  • 13chubby — chub|by [ˈtʃʌbi] adj [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: chub type of fish (15 21 centuries)] slightly fat in a way that looks healthy and attractive ▪ a chubby six year old ▪ a baby with round chubby cheeks >chubbiness n [U] …

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  • 14chubby — n American an erection. An item of teenage slang often heard in the phrase crack/pop a chubby . It may derive from the earlier synonym crack a fat. ► Hi boys, don t pop a chubby on our ac count. (Meet the Applegates, US film, 1991) …

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  • 15chubby — adjective fat in a pleasant healthy looking way: I was chubby even as a baby. | chubby cheeks chubbiness noun (U) see fat 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16chubby — /ˈtʃʌbi / (say chubee) adjective (chubbier, chubbiest) round and plump: a chubby face; chubby cheeks. {? from chub because of its plumpness} …

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  • 17chubby — adjective (chubbier; est) Etymology: chub Date: 1722 plump < a chubby boy > • chubbiness noun …

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  • 18chubby — adj. Chubby is used with these nouns: ↑cheek, ↑finger …

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  • 19chubby — chub|by [ tʃʌbi ] adjective INFORMAL slightly fat, in the way a healthy baby or young child is: cute chubby cheeks …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20chubby — adjective look how chubby Dad was as a baby! Syn: plump, fat, rotund, portly, dumpy, chunky, well upholstered, well rounded; informal roly poly, tubby, pudgy, blubbery, big boned, full figured; zaftig, corn fed Ant: skinny …

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