plump out


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v plump out make fat or plump "We will plump out that poor starving child"
    • v plump out depart suddenly "He plumped out of the house"
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In literature:

Then, before the plump hen which he had selected could wake and cry out, Silver Spot had killed her and was out and away.
"Followers of the Trail" by Zoe Meyer
Don't let us run plump onter ther varmints, fer they might take a notion ter wipe us out.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
The perspiration broke out fiercely all over his plump little body.
"Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York" by Lemuel Ely Quigg
And now, there she was on the psychomat screen, obviously plumping out, and not nearly so pretty as memory had pictured her.
"The Worlds of If" by Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
Ruth guessed what must be the trouble then, and she forced Jennie's hands out of the neck of her waist and ran her hand down the plump girl's back.
"Ruth Fielding Down East" by Alice B. Emerson
Turn enough boiling water on the prunes to cover them, set them on a few coals, and let them remain till swelled out plump.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
For the petal falls from the blossom and the blossom plumps out into fruit.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
The old folks were out in the fields and for a good, plump fee the justice married them right then and there.
"With Hoops of Steel" by Florence Finch Kelly
Plump an' plain, is the Molly pinched out?
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
A third member of the "troupe," a short and very plump man of commonplace type, was handing out bottles.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland

In poetry:

My sooth! right bauld ye set your nose out,
As plump an grey as onie grozet:
O for some rank, mercurial rozet,
Or fell, red smeddum,
I'd gie you sic a hearty dose o't,
Wad dress your droddum!
"To A Louse" by Robert Burns

In news:

We happily trek to this unassuming two-room establishment way out in the Richmond District for beautifully made soup dumplings , here listed as Shanghai steamed dumplings : heaven on a plate, and only $4.95 for 10 big, plump, juicy beauties.
Spinfarm churns out plump, juicy and multi-colored tunes that could be compared to organic heirloom tomatoes.
A paladin for the plump / Ex-actor's images sing out in praise of naked plus-size body.
Out of their gourds over plump pumpkins.
Michael Moore often worries about being seen--and worse, dismissed--as the plump, ball-cap-wearing windbag who barges into company headquarters, demands to see the chairman of the board, then gets kicked out or even arrested.