Examples of dumpy in a Sentence
a dumpy guy in his forties
dumpy little men trying to look like tough guys
Recent Examples of dumpy from the Web
The three-person cast is not afraid to look dumpy or tired or listless.
During Ireland’s crazed development binge, seemingly the whole country got caught up in buying and flipping properties—until the music stopped, and everyone was left with dumpy houses and worthless farmland.
The library system was set to spend $7.5 million this year to begin work on a new branch to replace the sleepy burb's dumpy one.
Almost everyone is familiar with the dodo, the 3-foot-tall, flightless, dumpy-looking bird whose name has been transformed into a playground insult.
My brain knows the Efron Bod is bad, but the dumpy middle schooler inside me wants to be running shirtless on the beach with all the movie-star guys, goddammit.
Even more oblivious is the Wades’ dumpy 15-year-old daughter Shirley (Gaby French).
The dumpy chicken-like creature with a rufous shoulder patch was a corn crake (Crex crex), a meadow-dwelling relative of the cranes from Europe.
The hooded monks who patrolled Luke's island were a lot more fun to watch get visibly frustrated, compared to the Porgs' cloyingly precious antics, while the dumpy, can-barely-move Yoda just felt more appropriate for a final Jedi goodbye.
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gone to seed;
DUMPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dumpy for English Language Learners
: short and fat
: dirty and in bad condition
DUMPY Defined for Kids
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