chunky

adjective \ ˈchəŋ-kē \
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of chunky

chunkier; chunkiest
1 a :heavy, solid, and thick or bulky
  • a chunky sweater
  • chunky bracelets
; especially :stocky
  • an athlete with a chunky build
2 :filled with chunks
  • chunky peanut butter

chunkily

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

Examples of chunky in a Sentence

  1. The shoes have chunky heels.

  2. an athlete with a chunky build

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First Known Use of chunky

1733


CHUNKY Defined for English Language Learners

chunky

adjective

Definition of chunky for English Language Learners

  • : heavy, thick, and solid

  • : somewhat fat

  • : having a short and strong body


CHUNKY Defined for Kids

chunky

adjective \ ˈchəŋ-kē \

Definition of chunky for Students

chunkier; chunkiest
1 :heavy, thick, and solid
  • chunky jewelry
2 :having a short and thick body
  • a chunky wrestler
3 :containing many solid pieces
  • chunky peanut butter


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