squabby

  • 1 Squabby — Squab by ( b[y^]), a. Short and thick; sqabbish. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 squabby — [skwä′bē] adj. squabbier, squabbiest short and stout …

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  • 3 squabby — /skwob ee/, adj., squabbier, squabbiest. short and stout; squat. [1745 55; SQUAB + Y1] * * * …

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

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  • 5 squabby — a. See squab …

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  • 6 squabby — squab·by …

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

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

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  • 9 History of the chair — The chair is of extreme antiquity, although for many centuries and indeed for thousands of years it was an article of state and dignity rather than an article of ordinary use. “The chair” is still extensively used as the emblem of authority in… …

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  • 10 Shortness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Shortness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 shortness shortness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 brevity brevity Sgm: N 1 littleness littleness &c. 193 Sgm: N 1 a span a span GRP: N 2 Sgm: N …

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

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  • 12 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… …

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  • 13 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;… …

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  • 14 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 …

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  • 15 pudgy — adj dumpy, thick, thick set; stumpy, squabby, squat, chunky, stocky, built like a fire plug; stout, buxom, plump, plumpish, pleasingly plump; rotund, chubby, Inf. tubby, Inf. paunchy, corpulent, obese, fat, Esp. Brit. podgy …

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  • 16 squab — adj 1. fat, obese, corpulent, overweight, portly, pursy, Scot. fodgel; dumpy, stumpy, stubby, squat, squatty, squabby; chunky, lumpy, lumpish. 2. chubby, tubby, pudgy Chiefly Brit. podgy, plump; round, rounded out, rotund; fleshy, filled out,… …

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  • 17 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;… …

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  • 18 stubbed — adj 1. stumpy, snubby, dumpy, squabby, short, squat, squatty, stubby; chunky, thick, thickset, broad, stocky, stout, stodgy; plump, chubby, tubby, pudgy, fleshy. 2. blunt, dull, worn down …

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  • 19 gēu-, gǝu-, gū- (*sgēu-) —     gēu , gǝu , gū (*sgēu )     English meaning: to bend, curl; a kind of vessel     Deutsche Übersetzung: “biegen, krũmmen, wolben”     Note: Root gēu , gǝu , gū : to bend, curl; a kind of vessel probably derived from Root (s)keu 2, (s)keu̯ǝ :… …

    Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary