stubby

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adjective stub·by \ˈstə-bē\

Definition of stubby

stubbier

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stubbiest

  1. 1 :  abounding with stubs

  2. 2a :  resembling a stub :  being short and thick <stubby fingers>b :  being short and thickset :  squatc :  being short, broad, or blunt (as from use or wear) <an old stubby pencil>

Examples of stubby in a sentence

  1. hands with thick stubby fingers

  2. My dog has a short stubby tail.

15th Century

First Known Use of stubby

15th century


STUBBY Defined for English Language Learners

stubby

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adjective stub·by \ˈstə-bē\

Definition of stubby for English Language Learners

  • : short and thick


STUBBY Defined for Kids

stubby

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adjective stub·by \ˈstə-bē\

Definition of stubby for Students

stubbier

stubbiest

  1. :  short and thick like a stub <stubby fingers> <a stubby tail>



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