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plump

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of plump

  1. having an excess of body fat <she's been plump all her life, and her sister has always been skinny> Synonyms blubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, fat, podgy [chiefly British], portly, pudgy, replete, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubbyRelated Words beefy, bulky, chunky, heavy, heavyset, plumpish, stocky, stout, thick, thickset, weighty; brawny, burly, hefty, husky; dumpy, squat, stubby; hippy, paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft; ample, buxom, corn-fed, ripe, zaftig (also zoftig); endomorphicNear Antonyms angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted; puny, scraggy, scrawny, slight; rangy, reedy, spindling, spindly, stringy, svelte, sylphlike, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy; ectomorphic; anorexicAntonyms lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin




plump

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plump

  1. in a direct line or course <there was a squirrel on the sidewalk plump in front of us> Synonyms dead, direct, due, plumb, directly, right, straight, straightwayNear Antonyms circuitously, deviously, veeringlyAntonyms indirectly




plump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of plump

  1. a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument <angrily gave a plump of his fist against the door> Synonyms bang, bash, bat, beat, belt, biff, bop, box, buffet, bust, chop, clap, clip, clout, crack, cuff, dab, douse [British], fillip, hack, haymaker, hit, hook, knock, larrup [dialect], lash, lick, pelt, pick, {h,1}blow, poke, pound, punch, rap, slam, slap, slug, smack, smash, sock, spank, stinger, stripe, stroke, swat, swipe, switch, thud, thump, thwack, wallop, welt, whack, wham, whop (also whap)Related Words counter, counterblow, counterpunch, counterstroke; body blow, hand, kick, knee, left, one-two, rabbit punch, right, right-hander, roundhouse, shiver, sidewinder, sucker punch, swing, uppercut; cruncher, kayo, knockdown, knockout, KO; bastinado (or bastinade), battering, beating, bludgeoning, clobbering, cudgeling (or cudgelling), drubbing, hammering, lambasting, licking, pasting, pounding, pummeling (also pummelling), thrashing; flogging, walloping, whip, whipping




plump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of plump

  1. to throw or set down clumsily or casually <plumped herself down on the couch and turned on the TV> Synonyms flump, plank, plop, flop, plunk (or plonk)Related Words fling, heave, sling, toss; ensconce, install, plant, settle




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