chubby

adjective chub·by \ ˈchə-bē \
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of chubby

chubbier; chubbiest
:plump
  • a chubby boy

chubbiness

play \ˈchə-bē-nəs\ noun

Examples of chubby in a Sentence

  1. He was always chubby as a child.

  2. the chubby baby had slimmed down by the time she was a toddler

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Origin and Etymology of chubby

chub


CHUBBY Defined for English Language Learners

chubby

adjective

Definition of chubby for English Language Learners

  • : somewhat fat


CHUBBY Defined for Kids

chubby

adjective chub·by \ ˈchə-bē \

Definition of chubby for Students

chubbier; chubbiest
:somewhat fat
  • a chubby baby


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