Definition of Tubby

1. Adjective. Short and plump.

Exact synonyms: Dumpy, Podgy, Pudgy, Roly-poly
Similar to: Fat
Derivative terms: Dumpiness, Pudge, Pudginess, Rolypoliness, Tubbiness



Definition of Tubby

1. a. Resembling a tub; specifically sounding dull and without resonance, like a tub; wanting elasticity or freedom of sound; as, a tubby violin.

Definition of Tubby

1. Adjective. stout, rotund ¹

2. Noun. (context: pejorative slang) An overweight person. Term is commonly used to tease obese children and adults. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tubby

1. short and fat [adj -BIER, -BIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubby

tubate
tubatorsion
tubba
tubbable
tubbed
tubber
tubbers
tubbier
tubbies
tubbiest
tubbiness
tubbinesses
tubbing
tubbings
tubbish
tubby (current term)
tube
tube-nosed
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
tube sock

Literary usage of Tubby

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1. Ballads of Old New York by Arthur Guiterman (1920)
"tubby HOOK ABOUT two-thirds of a mile below Spuyten Duyvil, at the old settlement of Inwood from where the Fort Lee ferry carries picnic-parties across the ..."

2. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: By the Right Hon by James Lewis Knight Bruce, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1847)
"tubby v. tubby. 1 HE bill was filed by Jane tubby, the widow and administratrix of Thomas tubby, against Sarah Ann tubby and Mary Jane tubby, infants, ..."

3. Irish Chancery Reports: Being a Series of Reports of Cases Argued and by Ireland High Court of Chancery, Ireland Rolls Court (1867)
"... (d) we have a decision by Mr. <—1-s ,' Justice Parke exactly the other way. Rex v. tubby (e); Rex v. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery: With Notes and by Great Britain Court of Chancery (1853)
"tubby v. tubby. on production of the minutes of the Vice-Chancellor's order of ... tubby. [*136] The administrator ought not to be sole plaintiff in a bill ..."

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