Definitions for dumpyˈdʌm pi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dump•yˈdʌm pi(adj.)dump•i•er, dump•i•est.

  1. short and stout; squat.

Origin of dumpy:

1740–50

dump′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dumpy(adj)

    resembling a garbage dump

  2. chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy(adj)

    short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature

    "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"

  3. dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby, roly-poly(adj)

    short and plump

Wiktionary

  1. dumpy(Adjective)

    short and thick; stout or stocky

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dumpy

    short and thick; of low stature and disproportionately stout

  2. Dumpy

    sullen or discontented


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

dumpy(adjective)

short and thick or fat

a dumpy little woman.

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