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synonyms for dumpy

  • chubby
  • chunky
  • fat
  • homely
  • plump
  • podgy
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • squat
  • stocky
  • stumpy
  • tubby
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How to use dumpy in a sentence

I find it hard to put myself in the head of a non-book-reader for this, but so far it’s a bit lore-dumpy, and too many of the characters have yet to come into focus.
ANDREW AND LEE DISSECT THE WHEEL OF TIME’S TELEVISION PREMIEREANDREW CUNNINGHAMNOVEMBER 19, 2021ARS TECHNICA
Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
With his dumpy figure in the long coat, and his round face under the tall hat, the little man was irresistible.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
"'Tis a matter of taste, but I couldn't fancy corpses as furniture," observed the Dumpy Philosopher.
A DRAKE BY GEORGE!JOHN TREVENA
The chain kinked time and again as he groped with the undermost hand for the openings; his dumpy, pudgy form writhed grotesquely.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
A dumpy, rosy-faced woman was Mrs Jeal, with a pair of extremely wicked black eyes which snapped fire when she was angered.
THE PAGAN'S CUPFERGUS HUME
In a few seconds I was up with him, and stuck my spear right through his dumpy body.
THE CORAL ISLANDR.M. BALLANTYNE
Besides, she had a kindly disposition, and did not turn up a haughty nose at Aunt Cretes dumpy little figure.
AUNT CRETE'S EMANCIPATIONGRACE LIVINGSTON HILL
This same fashion arrays the dumpy young ladies of Germany in a most strange deformity of inflated petticoats.
THE LIFE OF THE MOSELLEOCTAVIUS ROOKE
A dumpy little maiden with long earrings met them at the doorway, dropped them a courtesy, and passed out.
HANS BRINKERMARY MAPES DODGE
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WORDS RELATED TO DUMPY

  • beefy
  • chubby
  • dumpy
  • heavyset
  • husky
  • rotund
  • scrub
  • squat
  • stocky
  • stout
  • stubby
  • thick-bodied
  • thickset
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.