Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

pudgy

play
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

budgie, kludgy, sludgy


PUDGY Defined for Kids

pudgy

play
adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Definition of pudgy for Students

pudgier

pudgiest

  1. :  being short and plump :  chubby





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up pudgy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an experienced reliable worker

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ