Definition of Stubby

1. Adjective. Short and blunt. "A stubby pencil"

Similar to: Short
Derivative terms: Stubbiness



Definition of Stubby

1. a. Abounding with stubs.

Definition of Stubby

1. Adjective. Abounding with stubs. ¹

2. Adjective. Like a stub; short, especially cut short, thick and stiff; stunted; stubbed. ¹

3. Noun. (Australia New Zealand slang) A small bottle of beer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stubby

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Stubby

stubble rash
stubbled
stubbleless
stubbles
stubblier
stubbliest
stubbly
stubborn
stubborn as a mule
stubborner
stubbornest
stubbornly
stubbornness
stubbornnesses
stubborns
stubby (current term)
stubless
stublike
stubs
stubtail
stucco
stuccoed
stuccoer
stuccoers
stuccoes
stuccoing
stuccolike
stuccos
stuccowork
stuccoworks

Literary usage of Stubby

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

1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"stubby DID NOT DANCE WITH THE QUEEN AT THE OPENING OF LINCOLN'S INN HALL. ... I am Alfred stubby, law student, and member of the Honourable Society of ..."

2. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1845)
"stubby DID NOT DANCE WITH THE QUEEN AT THE OPENING OF LINCOLN'S INN HALL. ... I am Alfred stubby, law student, and member of the Honourable Society of ..."

3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"Front femora very thick and strong, stouter than in S. nitidus, but without short stubby spines on their under-side as in that species ; first joint of the ..."

4. Memories Grave and Gay by Florence Howe Hall (1918)
"Professor "stubby" Child Plays with Us in the Hay. REMEMBER, I remember, the house where I was born." Indeed, I can hardly do otherwise, for the Perkins ..."

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