Lexicographical Neighbors of Tubbish
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, ..."