pudgy

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adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Definition of pudgy

pudgier

;

pudgiest

  1. :  being short and plump :  chubby

pudginess

noun

Examples of pudgy in a Sentence

  1. at this point the pudgy toddler is still cute, but she will have health problems if she continues to be overweight

Origin and Etymology of pudgy

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1788


PUDGY Defined for English Language Learners

pudgy

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adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Definition of pudgy for English Language Learners

  • : somewhat fat


PUDGY Defined for Kids

pudgy

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adjective \ˈpə-jē\

Definition of pudgy for Students

pudgier

;

pudgiest

  1. :  being short and plump :  chubby



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