• WordNet 3.6
    • adj chubby sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child","pleasingly plump"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Chubby Like a chub; plump, short, and thick. "Chubby faces."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Chubby short and thick, plump
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In literature:

With chubby hands clasped behind his back he waited.
"Princess Polly At Play" by Amy Brooks
A little smile spread over his tanned, chubby face.
"The Curlytops on Star Island" by Howard R. Garis
By the horse-block stood a very black and very chubby pony.
"The Adventures of Bobby Orde" by Stewart Edward White
As for the youth in her train misery and mortification shone on his chubby countenance.
"Dorothy's Travels" by Evelyn Raymond
It was a chubby little face, with a funny-serious expression.
"Duffels" by Edward Eggleston
Although everybody called him "Long Bill," like Rusty Wren he was actually short and chubby.
"The Tale of Rusty Wren" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Chubby, matronly, swarthy, black-eyed.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
Nan's little chubby face had faded from view.
"A World of Girls" by L. T. Meade
Penelope held up a chubby hand, which Miss Tredgold pretended not to see.
"Girls of the Forest" by L. T. Meade
Humbly he licked the chubby hands, then the tear-soaked face.
"Frank of Freedom Hill" by Samuel A. Derieux
A good little chap, but not so chubby as his brothers.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
His roving blue eyes met Susan's as she came over to him, while his chubby face broke into a delicious smile.
"Virginia" by Ellen Glasgow
The little boy did not answer, save by placing his own chubby, extremely dirty hand on Jim's extended palm.
"Dorothy on a Ranch" by Evelyn Raymond
Again he felt around his neck the comforting, chubby arms of the criminal's little sister.
"David Dunne" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
Daikoku is a short chubby fellow with eyes half sunk in fat but twinkling with fun.
"Japanese Fairy World" by William Elliot Griffis
Here two chubby babies are lying locked in each other's arms.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
So our Minnie becomes quite chubby again.
"Select Conversations with an Uncle" by H. G. Wells
Fat Reuben's little chubby girl came, with golden face and old-gold hair, faithful and solemn.
"The Upward Path" by Various
She has known three winters and is now a chubby, pretty little Indian girl.
"Two Indian Children of Long Ago" by Frances Taylor
He's one of these chubby chaps, Pembroke is, especially around the belt.
"Side-stepping with Shorty" by Sewell Ford

In poetry:

'When once a gigling Mawther you,
'And I a redfac'd chubby Boy,
'Sly tricks, you play'd me not a few;
'For mischief was your greatest joy.
"Richard and Kate: A suffolk Ballad" by Robert Bloomfield
The phantom said, "You'll have all this,
You'll know no kind of huffiness,
Your life will be one chubby bliss,
One long unruffled puffiness!"
"Bob Polter" by William Schwenck Gilbert
The Russian boys have chubby faces,
They play at marbles and run races;
The climate sometimes makes them cough,
They've names like Shuffski and Poppoff.
"Little People: An Alphabet" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
For him no more the lamp shall glow at eve,
Nor chubby children pluck him by the sleeve;
No more for him the master's eyes be bright,--
He has nor freedom's nor a slave's delight.
"To The South" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Augustus was a chubby lad;
Fat, ruddy cheeks Augustus had;
And everybody saw with joy
The plump and hearty, healthy boy,
He ate and drank as he was told
And never let his soup get cold.
"The Story of Augustus who would not have any Soup" by Heinrich Hoffmann
Well long they tarried o'er that
Meal. It seemed as though 'twould never end,
And yet they were not eating. At last the babe
Stretched forth its chubby hands and with
Infantile speech, broke up the silent meal.
"Uranne" by Mary Weston Fordham

In news:

Once-sexy iPhone starting to look small and chubby compared to Samsung.
Courtesy photo Bronx bluesman Popa Chubby will headline the Kalamazoo Blues Festival.
Chubby Checker promises excitement at Saturday's Dauphin Island show.
Chubby Checker will be joined by the Tams and Bobby Hendricks' Drifters at a Dauphin Island beach concert scheduled for Saturday.
The Fat Teddy at Chubby Ray's.
American Idol Doesn't Like Chubby Girls.
Unfortunately, our country's collective chubbiness is starting to really put a strain on our country's buses.
Chubby babies 'obese' as early as 9 months, study says.
I've Dated a " Chubby , Hairy Guy" Who Lived in a "Shed".
The person milking had to grab Chubby 's tail, so love-bunny couldn't use it as a weapon.
A service to remember Chubby will be held Saturday at 11 am at St Paul United Methodist Church, with the Rev.
" Chubby " Vick, age 82, of Delano, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009.
Chubby Checker Performs Tonight at Threadgill's World Headquarters.
Chubby Checker's real name, in case you were wondering, is Ernest Evans.
Fall is made for weekend drives, and if you like a reward at the end of your journey, check out Chubby 's Southern Style Barbecue in Emmitsburg, Maryland (16430 Old Frederick Rd.