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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHUBBY

Nothing could be more comic than this chubby child, with her serious air.

Here two chubby babies are lying locked in each other's arms.

"I may state my opinion, sir," flashed Carruthers, his chubby face reddening.

"They paint love as a chubby, laughing child," he mused bitterly.

Chubby and I nearly went under this morning and never were seen again.

Her cheeks were burning red and she lay peacefully on her round and chubby arms.

But I told her about the little, fair, chubby child at the Castle of Bartenstein.

Elsa turned her chubby cheek up to me in a perfection of indifference.

Emmy Lou was pink-cheeked and chubby and in her heart there was no guile.

He wore large, round spectacles, and had pink, chubby cheeks.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, literally "resembling a chub," from chub, the short, thick type of fish + -y (2). Perhaps influenced by Old Norse kumba "log," kumben "stumpy."

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