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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
Short and dumpy people like me never can wear other people's clothes.
BRENDA'S WARDHELEN LEAH REED
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WORDS RELATED TO DUMPY

  • broad
  • chunky
  • dumpy
  • fat
  • heavy
  • heavyset
  • splay
  • thick
  • thick-bodied
  • thickset
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