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roly-poly

adjective

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having an excess of body fat
  • a roly-poly baby who grew into a slender child

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The first known use of roly-poly was in 1820

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“Roly-poly.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/roly-poly. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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