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pudgy

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adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Simple Definition of pudgy

  • : somewhat fat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pudgy

pudgier

pudgiest

  1. :  being short and plump :  chubby

pudginess

noun

Examples of pudgy in a sentence

  1. <at this point the pudgy toddler is still cute, but she will have health problems if she continues to be overweight>



Origin and Etymology of pudgy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1836

Rhymes with pudgy


PUDGY Defined for Kids

pudgy

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adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Definition of pudgy for Students

pudgier

pudgiest

  1. :  being short and plump :  chubby





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