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synonyms for tubby

  • beefy
  • big
  • brawny
  • broad
  • bulging
  • bulky
  • burly
  • chubby
  • chunky
  • dumpy
  • elephantine
  • fleshy
  • gargantuan
  • gross
  • heavy
  • heavyset
  • hefty
  • husky
  • large
  • obese
  • oversize
  • overweight
  • plump
  • portly
  • potbellied
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • stout
  • weighty
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How to use tubby in a sentence

The tubby little sorcerer bowed his thanks and returned the folder to his belt pouch.
THE EYES HAVE ITGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
Clouds of sail and tubby steamboats went the crowded tracks of the world's waters, not to succor and help but for gain of money.
THE WIND BLOWETHBRIAN OSWALD DONN-BYRNE
Tubby Blaisdell was splashing about in the pool before the canoe landing like a young grampus.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
There was no time to lose if Dave wished to rescue Tubby before serious injury resulted to the unfortunate fat youth.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
It was something of a feat to bring Tubby Blaisdell alongside the skiff and haul him inboard without overturning the boat.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
Dave and Tubby were ahead, their paddles over their shoulders, each carrying his blanket-roll in approved scout fashion.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
But Tubby was not in this exciting adventure at all, being asleep under the bush at their lunching place.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
Tubby was rolling near the edge of the bank as Ferd came back with his arms full of broken branches.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
“And they never paid a forfeit for the time Tubby slid down our boathouse roof, plunk into the water,” cried Bessie.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
Tubby looked more than a little startled, and glanced behind him to see that the way of retreat was clear.
WYN'S CAMPING DAYSAMY BELL MARLOWE
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WORDS RELATED TO TUBBY

  • ample
  • bearish
  • big
  • butterball
  • buxom
  • chunky
  • fat
  • flabby
  • fleshy
  • full-figured
  • hefty
  • husky
  • pleasingly plump
  • plump
  • plumpish
  • podgy
  • portly
  • pudgy
  • roly-poly
  • rotund
  • round
  • stout
  • tubby
  • zaftig
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