Definitions for tubbyˈtʌb i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tub•byˈtʌb i(adj.)-bi•er, -bi•est.

  1. short and fat.

  2. having a dull, thumping sound; lacking resonance.

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    short and plump


  1. tubby(Noun)

    An overweight person. Term is commonly used to tease obese children and adults.

  2. tubby(Adjective)

    stout, rotund

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tubby(adj)

    resembling a tub; specifically sounding dull and without resonance, like a tub; wanting elasticity or freedom of sound; as, a tubby violin

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


rather fat; plump

She was rather tubby as a child but she is very slim now.

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