Synonyms and Antonyms of chunky

  1. 1 having small pieces or lumps spread throughout chunky peanut butter adds an interesting layer of texture when paired with jelly Synonyms clumpy, curdy, lumpy, nubbly, nubby Related Words ropy (also ropey), thick, viscous; knobbed, knobbly, knobby, lumpish; clabbered, clotted, coagulated, congealed, curdled, gelled, thickened; broken, bumpy, coarse, irregular, jagged, knotted, knotty, pebbly Antonyms smooth

  2. 2 being compact and broad in build and often short in stature a chunky little toddler Synonyms stocky, dumpy, heavyset, squat, squatty, stout, stubby, stumpy, thicksetRelated Words beefy, brawny, bulky, burly, husky, sturdy, thick, thickish, weighty; chubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, full, gross, heavy, obese, overweight, plump, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby; paunchy, potbellied; flabby, softNear Antonyms delicate, fragile, frail, puny; lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin; angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; scraggy, scrawny, slight; anorexic, cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, skeletal, wasted; spindly, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy, wiry

  3. 3 having or being of relatively great depth or extent from one surface to its opposite a chunky piece of bread Synonyms thick, fatRelated Words blockish, blocky, bulky, dense, hefty, thickish; broad, deep, wideNear Antonyms narrow, shallowAntonyms skinny, slender, slim, thin

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