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stubby

adjective stub·by \ˈstə-bē\

: short and thick

stub·bi·erstub·bi·est

Full Definition of STUBBY

1
:  abounding with stubs
2
a :  resembling a stub :  being short and thick <stubby fingers>
b :  being short and thickset :  squat
c :  being short, broad, or blunt (as from use or wear) <an old stubby pencil>

Examples of STUBBY

  1. hands with thick stubby fingers
  2. My dog has a short stubby tail.

First Known Use of STUBBY

15th century

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