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stubby

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adjective stub·by \ˈstə-bē\

Simple Definition of stubby

  • : short and thick

Full Definition of stubby

stub·bi·erstub·bi·est

  1. 1 :  abounding with stubs

  2. 2a :  resembling a stub :  being short and thick <stubby fingers>b :  being short and thickset :  squatc :  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.



15th Century

First Known Use of stubby

15th century



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