adjective \ˈdəm-pē\

: short and fat

: dirty and in bad condition


Full Definition of DUMPY

:  being short and thick in build :  squat
:  shabby, dingy
dump·i·ly \-pə-lē\ adverb
dump·i·ness \-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of DUMPY

  1. a dumpy guy in his forties
  2. <dumpy little men trying to look like tough guys>

Origin of DUMPY

English dialect dump lump
First Known Use: 1750

Rhymes with DUMPY


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