What does dumpy mean?

Definitions for dumpyˈdʌm pi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dumpy.

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


  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

  3. Origin: [1. From Dump a short ill-shapen piece. 2. From Dump sadness.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dumpy

    dump′i, adj. short and thick.—n. a dumpy person or animal, esp. one of a breed of very short-legged fowls.—n. Dumpi′ness.—v.t. Dum′ple, to make or cook, as a dumpling: to bend into a dumpy shape.—n. Dump′y-lev′el, a spirit-level used in surveying, having a short telescope with a large aperture. [From a provincial form dump, a clumsy piece.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dumpy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dumpy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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