tubby


tub·by

adjective \ˈtə-bē\

: short and somewhat fat

tub·bi·ertub·bi·est

Full Definition of TUBBY

1
:  sounding dull and without proper resonance or freedom of sound <a tubby violin>
2
:  pudgy, fat

Examples of TUBBY

  1. <in America, Santa Claus is portrayed as a jolly but tubby older gentleman>

First Known Use of TUBBY

circa 1807

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: tub–cart
Previous Word in the Dictionary: tubbish
All Words Near: tubby

Seen & Heard

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

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More