Dictionary

chunky

adjective \ˈchəŋ-kē\

: heavy, thick, and solid

: somewhat fat

: having a short and strong body

chunk·i·erchunk·i·est

Full Definition of CHUNKY

1
a :  heavy, solid, and thick or bulky <a chunky sweater> <chunky bracelets>; especially :  stocky <an athlete with a chunky build>
b :  plump, chubby
2
:  filled with chunks <chunky peanut butter>
chunk·i·ly \-kə-lē\ adverb
ADVERTISEMENT

Examples of CHUNKY

  1. The shoes have chunky heels.
  2. an athlete with a chunky build

First Known Use of CHUNKY

1733
CHUNKY Defined for Kids

chunky

adjective \ˈchəŋ-kē\
chunk·i·erchunk·i·est

Definition of CHUNKY for Kids

1
:  heavy, thick, and solid <chunky jewelry>
2
:  having a short and thick body <a chunky wrestler>
3
:  containing many solid pieces <chunky peanut butter>

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: chuñoPrevious Word in the Dictionary: chunkinessAll Words Near: chunky
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears