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Definition of Plumpish
1. somewhat plump [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Plumpish
Literary usage of Plumpish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Best British Short Stories of edited by John Cournos, Edward Joseph Harrington O'Brien (1922)
"She was plumpish and fresh: very red lips and very bright eyes, reddish- brown, the colour of blackberry leaves in autumn, with hair to match. ..."
2. At Home and Abroad: A Sketch-book of Life, Scenery and Men by Bayard Taylor (1872)
"A small, plumpish woman of forty, with peaked nose, black eyes, and but two upper teeth, confronted me. She, certainly, was not the one I sought. ..."
3. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
"Dorothy Cole, the eldest, was as fine a specimen of feminine mortality, as ever blossomed in the eyes of love, rather plumpish, but so well made, ..."
4. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet by Allan Cott (1997)
"Mrs. Graham is a London housewife who discovered fasting when she was "a bit plumpish." She now fasts three and four times each year "to put my house in ..."
5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1851)
"Two or three savage looking dogs who bite nobody, a harmless cat or so, and some sleek, plumpish rats who creep lazily away. Your safest course is to follow ..."
6. Heavens by Louis Untermeyer (1922)
"You figure him a sallow, plumpish person, a little over middle size and age, bespectacled, and with a thinning of the hair on his ..."