Examples of pudgy in a Sentence
at this point the pudgy toddler is still cute, but she will have health problems if she continues to be overweight
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Maybe some of this feels like the balding, pudgy, former high school quarterback talking about those old touchdowns to distract from the disappointing life in front of him.
His pudgy finger would have caressed the launch buttons of nukes.
Through sheer force of ambition, Weinstein, now 65, transformed himself from a pudgy kid from Flushing, Queens, into a wealthy mogul who could bend reality to his will.
Valenzuela, a pudgy prodigy from Navojoa, Mexico, opened the season by going 8-0 in eight starts and working nine innings every time.
His daily morning routine was to walk his pudgy beagle, pick up a cupof coffee, a few lottery tickets and a newspaper.
Banfield says owners of its overweight dog patients spent 17 percent more on health-care costs and 25 percent more on medications at its practices, while owners of pudgy cats spent 36 percent more on diagnostic tests.
The poachers who track rhino on foot are a lot more like Hemingway and Teddy Roosevelt than the pudgy American trophy hunters of today.
The pudgy pet trends in the report run counter to human obesity trends, reports The Washington Post’s Karin Brulliard.
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Origin and Etymology of pudgy
First Known Use: 1788See Words from the same year
Synonymsblubbery, chubby, corpulent, fleshy, full, gross, lardy, obese, overweight, plump, podgy [chiefly British], portly, fat, replete, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby
Antonymslean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin
Related Wordsbeefy, 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); endomorphic
Near Antonymsangular, 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; anorexic
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