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chunky

adjective

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 of chunky clumpy, curdy, lumpy, nubbly, nubby Words Related to chunky 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 of chunky smooth

  2. 2 being compact and broad in build and often short in stature a chunky little toddler Synonyms of chunky stocky, dumpy, heavyset, squat, squatty, stout, stubby, stumpy, thicksetWords Related to chunky 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 of chunky 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 of chunky thick, fatWords Related to chunky blockish, blocky, bulky, dense, hefty, thickish; broad, deep, wideNear Antonyms of chunky narrow, shallowAntonyms of chunky skinny, slender, slim, thin



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