Definition of Tubbish

1. round and fat [adj]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubbish

tubas
tubate
tubatorsion
tubba
tubbable
tubbed
tubber
tubbers
tubbier
tubbies
tubbiest
tubbiness
tubbinesses
tubbing
tubbings
tubbish (current term)
tubby
tube
tube-nosed bat
tube-nosed fruit bat
tube-shaped
tube-shaped structure
tube-shell
tube-steak
tube cast
tube curare
tube feeding syndrome
tube feeding syndromes
tube foot

Literary usage of Tubbish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"You look for men whose heads are rather tubbish, Or drum-like, botter formed for sound than ... He was a short, round, large-faced, tubbish sort of man. ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... JUST, HONEST. squat, a. thickset, stocky, pudgy, podgy, squidgy (rare), punchy, stumpy, dumpy, squatty, spuddy (rare), tubby (colloq.), tubbish (colloq. ..."

3. Shakespeare's Ovid: Being Arthur Golding's Translation of the Metamorphoses by Ovid, Arthur Golding, William Henry Denham Rouse (1904)
"When on the sodaine (seeing nought) they heard about them round Of tubbish Timbrels perfectly a hoarse and jarring sound, ..."

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