pudgy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj pudgy short and plump
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pudgy Short and fat or sturdy; dumpy; podgy; as, a short, pudgy little man; a pudgy little hand.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pudgy Fat and short; thick; fleshy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pudgy puj′i fat and short: fleshy
    • Pudgy Also Podg′y
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Usage

In literature:

Not so much pudgy as shapeless; he had been shapeless originally.
"The Sagebrusher" by Emerson Hough
And Clive is getting pudgy and set.
"One Woman's Life" by Robert Herrick
A slow smile spread over the pudgy features of the genial appearing attorney, and he waved a fat hand toward the office's extra chair.
"The Cross-Cut" by Courtney Ryley Cooper
It sees you a sullen and varicose mistress, whose draperies hang heavy and ludicrous from a pudgy form.
"Europe After 8:15" by H. L. Mencken, George Jean Nathan and Willard Huntington Wright
Now and then the miller feels the grain as it emerges with his pudgy thumb and finger, and knows by touch how the stones are grinding.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
He shoved a pudgy hand into a pocket of his white trousers.
"The Best Short Stories of 1917" by Various
His reverence made a supreme effort, held up one pudgy forefinger, and with the other marked off two joints of it.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
He has one foot on the next flight, and seems to be retreatin' as he waves his pudgy hands and sputters.
"Shorty McCabe on the Job" by Sewell Ford
George Brainerd, pudgy chief clerk of the Company store, was hand in glove with Henderson.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
That's what the pudgy clerk had meant.
"Mezzerow Loves Company" by Floyd L. Wallace
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In news:

Then again, even if the big Montenegrin was a little on the pudgy side, it would be hard to find someone brave enough to tell him.
The Pudgy is the Swiss Army knife of dinghies .
What if fairy godmother s were hip and sexy instead of pudgy, sweet old ladies.
Gary Brolsma was a pudgy 19-year-old from Saddle Brook, N.J.
You look at a little child and want to pinch his pudgy cheek because he's so cute, or grab her chubby little leg.
What if fairy godmothers were hip and sexy instead of pudgy, sweet old ladies.
Our kayak, pictured next to the Pudgy in this pic, is 11-feet long by comparison.
Note the sheer on the Pudgy , very pleasing.
A very charming yet pudgy cat named Meow died recently after developing respiratory difficulties.
Pudgy Kids, Anemic Policies.
But until Tuesday, a pudgy Japanese television star being terrorized by a Mexican fighting bull had not been one of them.
Every Saturday night Steve "Pudgy" De Rose turns the Twisted Spoke into a porno house.
The younger Gasol was a pudgy, 23-year-old 7-footer when he arrived in Memphis in 2008, part of the trade that sent his brother to the Lakers.
A pudgy thief who claimed to have a concealed pistol robbed a North County bank Thursday.
You'd never know it now by looking at his sculpted body, but Marquette's Jae Crowder used to be pudgy, to put it kindly.
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