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I'm a chubby middle-aged white guy with short hair. I think that's it, really. I kind of have a look. Right now, I'm not fat enough to be the fat friend, but I'm not thin enough to be the leading man, so I look like a cop.
Aaron Douglas

Meaning of "chubby" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CHUBBY

Perhaps from chub, with reference to the plump shape of the fish.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CHUBBY

chubby  [ˈtʃʌbɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CHUBBY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Chubby is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CHUBBY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Chubby

Chubby may refer to: ▪ Chubby, a description or nickname of an overweight person ▪ Chubby, a distributed lock manager developed and used by Google ▪ Chubby, a brand name of non-alcoholic drink manufactured by S. M. Jaleel and Company ▪ Bay Ragni, American professional wrestler promoted as "Chubby Dudley" ▪ Chubby Carrier, American zydeco musician ▪ Chubby Checker, American singer who popularized "The Twist", "The Fly", and "Pony Time" ▪ Chubby Cherub, video game known in Japan as Obake no Q-tarō: WanWan Panic ▪ Chubby Cox, cousin of Kobe Bryant who played basketball for the Washington Bullets ▪ Chubby Dean, American baseball player who competed for the Philadelphia Athletics and Cleveland Indians ▪ Chubby Hubby, Singapore blogger ▪ Chubby Huggs, character in Get Fuzzy comic strip ▪ Chubby Jackson, American bandleader ▪ Chubby Johnson, American character actor ▪ Chubby Oates, UK actor and comedian ▪ Chubby Wise, American bluegrass fiddler ▪ Chubby ▪ Norman Chaney, American actor known as "Chubby" in the "Our Gang" motion picture series ▪ Popa Chubby, American blues performer ▪ Roy 'Chubby' Brown, UK stand-up comedian...

Definition of chubby in the English dictionary

The definition of chubby in the dictionary is plump and round.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CHUBBY


bubby
ˈbʌbɪ
clubby
ˈklʌbɪ
cubby
ˈkʌbɪ
fubby
ˈfʌbɪ
grubby
ˈɡrʌbɪ
hubby
ˈhʌbɪ
knubby
ˈnʌbɪ
nubby
ˈnʌbɪ
rabi
ˈrʌbɪ
rubby
ˈrʌbɪ
scrubby
ˈskrʌbɪ
semishrubby
ˌsɛmɪˈʃrʌbɪ
shrubby
ˈʃrʌbɪ
slubby
ˈslʌbɪ
snubby
ˈsnʌbɪ
stubbie
ˈstʌbɪ
stubby
ˈstʌbɪ
subbie
ˈsʌbɪ
subshrubby
ˈsʌbˌʃrʌbɪ
tubby
ˈtʌbɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CHUBBY

chub
chubasco
Chubb
Chubb lock
chubbier
chubbiest
chubbily
chubbiness
chuck
chuck in
chuck off
chuck off at
chuck out
chuck steak
chuck wagon
chuck-full
chuck-will´s-widow
chuckawalla
chucker
chucker-out

WORDS THAT END LIKE CHUBBY

blobby
bobby
cobby
crabby
debby
dobby
flabby
gabby
gobby
hobby
knobby
Libby
lobby
mobby
nobby
scabby
shabby
tabby
webby
yabby

Synonyms and antonyms of chubby in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CHUBBY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «chubby» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of chubby
buxom · flabby · fleshy · plump · podgy · portly · roly-poly · rotund · round · stout · tubby

Translation of «chubby» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CHUBBY

Find out the translation of chubby to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of chubby from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «chubby» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

丰满的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

regordete
570 millions of speakers

English

chubby
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मोटा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُـمْتَلِئ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gorducho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিটোল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

potelé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gemuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mollig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

丸々太った
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오동통한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lemu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mũm mĩm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गुबगुबीत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Tombul
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

paffuto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pucołowaty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гладкий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dolofan
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στρουμπουλός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

chubby
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

knubbig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lubben
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of chubby

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CHUBBY»

The term «chubby» is very widely used and occupies the 10.381 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CHUBBY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about chubby

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10 QUOTES WITH «CHUBBY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word chubby.
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Benny Blanco
I think somewhere along the way I realized, 'O.K., no one's gonna care about a chubby Jewish dude rapping.' I realized I'd be better behind the scenes.
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Garth Brooks
It's funny how a chubby kid can just be having fun, and people call it entertainment!
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Yvette Nicole Brown
I would love it if people could look at chubby folks with all of our curves, bumps and ridges and just say 'She's beautiful' just like that. You don't have to get on a treadmill as long as your blood pressure is under control and you eat healthy, God bless.
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Kelly Clarkson
I'm cute - and God I hate that. Because that's not cool. I'm like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece. It's the chubby cheeks. The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol is because I'm an everyday, normal girl.
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Beth Ditto
I was born fat and have always been, which was just fine and even healthy and cute until I turned ten or so. Puberty hit like a hurricane and brought a new set of rules. All of a sudden it was my fault I was chubby.
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Beth Ditto
Growing up as a chubby kid with a ton of imaginary friends and a Cyndi Lauper obsession, I learned about rejection early on and was constantly trying to avoid it.
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Aaron Douglas
I'm a chubby middle-aged white guy with short hair. I think that's it, really. I kind of have a look. Right now, I'm not fat enough to be the fat friend, but I'm not thin enough to be the leading man, so I look like a cop.
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Jason Earles
There is a little chubby kid in me just waiting to bust out. I usually go running but am looking for a good gym.
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Mary Elizabeth Ellis
I think breastfeeding is part of what helped me lose my baby weight. I just dump it all into my chubby little son.
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Brad Goreski
I was a little chubby, rosy-cheeked kid.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CHUBBY»

Discover the use of chubby in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to chubby and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chubby: The Hydraulics of a Neurotic
URBAN DRAMA, MYSTERY, SUSPENSE & HUMOR CHUBBY is the gritty, soul depiction of the reclamation of an addict's dignity. This story is sexually explicit, tragic, yet filled with hope.
Charon Hall, 2009
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Chubby Cheeks: The Brighter Side of Black
"Chubby Cheeks," a story about racial identity and self-esteem, is based on an actual conversation between the author and his precocious young son.
Roland G. Davis, 2009
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Orange Blossom Boys: The Untold Story of Ervin T. Rouse, ...
This fascinating book uncovers how their legacies are forever linked with the legendary diesel streamliner which inspired the tune six decades ago, as it roared through American history, bringing wonder and hope to every stop.
Randy Noles, 2002
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Chubby Bear and His Two Brothers
Chubby Bear and his two brothers go on a fun fishing trip with their father.
Joyce A. Mckissick Weaver, 2008
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Chubby No More -The Comfort Connection: A Guidebook for ...
Is permanent weight loss possible? This is an essential companion book for enhancing weight loss results for all individuals, programs, or diet book plans.
Pamela Aye Simon M. S. R. D. L. D., Pamela Aye Simon, 2003
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Chubby No More, Professional Copy
This second book is the professional version of the first, providing the theory, model, and text behind Ms. Aye Simon's behavior change method. In a fresh, inclusive approach, these books offer a solid answer to this baffling question.
Pamela Aye Simon, 2004
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Li'l Bastard: 128 Chubby Sonnets
Finalist for the 2012 Governor General's Award for Poetry David McGimpsey's fifth collection of poems takes to new levels the melding of the deeply personal and the culturally popular that drove his acclaimed book Sitcom (nominated for the ...
David McGimpsey, 2011
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Dr. Chubby
Dr. Bill began teaching Chubby about doctoring. He even made Chubby a tiny black bag and a white doctor's coat. Yes, Chubby learned a lot from Dr. Bill. He was even getting a very nice set of black sideburns just like Dr. Bill. One warm ...
Unasue Sellers Wright, 2013
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Fiddler's Curse: The Untold Story of Ervin T. Rouse, Chubby ...
(Fiddle). One of the most bizarre stories in all of popular music is the history of "Orange Blossom Special," arguably the century's best-known fiddle tune.
Randy Noles, 2007
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Common As Muck!: The Autobiography of Roy 'Chubby' Brown
Fifteen years later, he was one of Britain's most successful comics, playing live to half a million fans a year as Roy 'Chubby' Brown. COMMON AS MUCK! tells an incredible story of hardships, heartbreak and, ultimately, success.
Roy Chubby Brown, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CHUBBY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term chubby is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hundreds Honor Local War Hero 'Chubby' Proffitt
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) -- Charlottesvile native and World War II veteran Carl "Chubby" Proffitt will be laid to rest on Tuesday. «The Charlottesville Newsplex, Jul 15»
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Posted Jul 6, 2015 at 10:33pm
The #MayhemMix onslaught continues today with Cassidy & Chubby Jag teaming up once again for a new remix over Boogie's “Oh My” ... «HotNewHipHop, Jul 15»
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The Chubby Vegetarian Pop Up at Iris Etc.
On Saturday Justin Fox Burks and Amy Lawrence, the husband/wife team who write and cook as The Chubby Vegetarian, will host a pop up at ... «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Jul 15»
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Chubby Cartwheels' Summer 2015 Collection Is Body Positive... And …
So to give us all us plus size ladies what we're looking for, Chubby Cartwheels' summer 2015 collection has launched — and it's as body ... «Bustle, Jul 15»
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The changing faces of Amos Yee
The slim youth she worries about now is a far cry from the chubby infant who attracted nicknames such as "little Buddha". "He's so different now ... «AsiaOne, Jul 15»
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Charmingly Chubby Seal Strikes A Beautifully Bendy Pose
And that's good news for everyone. After all, who would want to disrupt the beautiful thing this charmingly chubby seal has got going on? «The Dodo, Jul 15»
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Chubby George Michael is unrecognisable as he steps out from …
BRITISH pop icon George Michael made a rare public appearance since he reportedly checked himself in to one of the most expensive rehab ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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WATCH: Chubby Boy in Swimsuit Does 'Mask' Cuban Pete Dance
A chubby boy in a swimsuit performs by a pool and has all the dance moves down to the famous “Cuban Pete” choreography done by Jim ... «Heavy.com, Jul 15»
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Watch chubby-cheeked 'Tiny Hamster' throw July 4 barbecue for …
To kick off the July 4 holiday weekend, YouTube celebrity Tiny Hamster hosted the most adorable, miniature barbecue for all of his furry friends ... «AOL News, Jul 15»
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Chubby Bullfrog to be featured on 'Chicago's Best'
The Chubby Bullfrog Bar & Grill in West Dundee will be featured on WGN-TV's “Chicago's Best.” (Erin Sauder, The Courier-News). «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»

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