Definition of chubby adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃʌbi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃʌbi//
(chubbier, chubbiest) Body shape
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slightly fat in a way that people usually find attractive chubby cheeks/fingers/hands She was eleven years old and pretty in a chubby sort of way. worried that he was getting rather chubby Aah, look at his chubby little hands! See related entries: Body shape Word Originearly 17th cent. (in the sense ‘short and thickset, like a chub’): from chub.
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