podgy

adjective
\ ˈpä-jē How to pronounce podgy (audio) \
podgier; podgiest

Definition of podgy

chiefly British

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Examples of podgy in a Sentence

a podgy little bookseller with a shop in Notting Hill

First Known Use of podgy

1846, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for podgy

podge something pudgy

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The first known use of podgy was in 1846

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“Podgy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podgy. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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