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Meaning of "dumpy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DUMPY

Perhaps related to dumpling.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DUMPY

dumpy  [ˈdʌmpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DUMPY

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

WHAT DOES DUMPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dumpy in the English dictionary

The definition of dumpy in the dictionary is short and plump; squat.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DUMPY


bumpy
ˈbʌmpɪ
bungee-jump
ˈbʌndʒɪdʒʌmpɪ
clumpy
ˈklʌmpɪ
crumpy
ˈkrʌmpɪ
frumpy
ˈfrʌmpɪ
glumpy
ˈɡlʌmpɪ
grumpy
ˈɡrʌmpɪ
humpy
ˈhʌmpɪ
jumpy
ˈdʒʌmpɪ
lumpy
ˈlʌmpɪ
plumpy
ˈplʌmpɪ
rumpy
ˈrʌmpɪ
rumpy-pumpy
ˈrʌmpɪˈpʌmpɪ
scrumpy
ˈskrʌmpɪ
slumpy
ˈslʌmpɪ
stumpy
ˈstʌmpɪ
tumpy
ˈtʌmpɪ
umpie
ˈʌmpɪ
umpy
ˈʌmpɪ
yumpie
ˈjʌmpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DUMPY

dump truck
dumpcart
dumper
dumper truck
dumpier
dumpiest
dumpily
dumpiness
dumping
dumping ground
dumpish
dumpishly
dumpishness
dumple
dumpling
dumps
dumpsite
Dumpster
dumpster diving
dumpy level

WORDS THAT END LIKE DUMPY

campy
champy
crampy
crimpy
dampy
gimpy
hempy
kempy
schlumpy
scrimpy
shlumpy
shrimpy
skimpy
swampy
trampy
vampy
wimpy
yampy

Synonyms and antonyms of dumpy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «DUMPY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «dumpy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of dumpy
chubby · chunky · fubsy · homely · plump · podgy · pudgy · roly-poly · short · squab · squat · stout · tubby

Translation of «dumpy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DUMPY

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

Translator English - Chinese

矮胖
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cochambrosa
570 millions of speakers

English

dumpy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गठीला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بدين وقصير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кряжистый
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

atarracado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খেটে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boulot
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dumpy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pummelig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

みすぼらしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

땅딸막
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dumpy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mập và lùn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுமார் dumpy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कंटाळवाणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bodur
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tarchiato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

obskurne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кряжистий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

îndesat
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

dumpy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bonkige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjock
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

dumpy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of dumpy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMPY»

The term «dumpy» is regularly used and occupies the 68.674 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DUMPY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «dumpy» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «dumpy» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DUMPY»

Discover the use of dumpy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to dumpy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dumpy the dumptruck
After Charlie and his grandfather fix up a rusty old dump truck, they use Dumpy to help Trundle the tractor, Bee Bee the backhoe, and Stinky the garbage truck build a new barn.
Julie Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, Tony Walton, 2000
2
Dumpy La Rue
Presents a rhyming story about a pig whose passion for dancing becomes contagious.
Elizabeth Winthrop, 2008
3
Dumpy and the Big Storm
A big storm is forecast for Apple Harbor, and Dumpy and his friends are pressed into service to help those in need.
Julie Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, Tony Walton, 2002
4
The Dumpy Princess
The book includes a page of Important dates in H.R.H. Princess Victoria’s early life, and Kings and Queens of England since 1066.
Karin Fernald, 2011
5
Dumpy and the Firefighters
When a fire breaks out in Apple Harbor, Dumpy the Dump Truck helps save the day.
Julie Andrews Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, 2005
6
Dumpy's Extra-Busy Day
Can Dumpy the Dump Truck feed the farm animals and move the pigs to their new pen in time to take Charlie to the school bus?
Julie Andrews Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, 2006
7
Dumpy's Apple Shop
When Mrs. Barnes declares that "It's Apple Day," Dumpy wants to help and finally gets his chance once all of the apples are picked and made into pies, apple butter, and candy apples. Simultaneous.
Julie Andrews Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, 2004
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The Surveying Handbook
The dumpy level consists of a telescope, bubble tube, and leveling head containing the spindle (Figure 8-5). 8-5-2. Dumpy Level: Principal Adjustments Due to their simple construction, dumpy levels have only two principal adjustments: (1) ...
Russell Charles Brinker, Roy Minnick, 1995
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Dumpy's Valentine
Dumpy the Dump Truck delivers valentines when Trusty the mail truck breaks down on Valentine's Day, saving one special valentine for last. Simultaneous.
Julie Edwards, Emma Walton Hamilton, 2009
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Landscape Surveying
Dumpy Level The dumpy level is one of the simplest types of surveving levels mounted on a tripod. The use of a tripod improves the accuracy of the instrument and provides a reference for horizontal angles. A dumpy level consists of a ...
Harry L. Field, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DUMPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dumpy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hollywood boss: 'Beautiful women... are not funny'
Byrne was similarly riotous in last year's Bad Neighbour, playing a sassy straight woman to Seth Rogen's dumpy hubby. Zac Efron, Seth Rogen ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
2
Ghostbusters Reboot Shows Pics Of The New Ecto-1
We've seen dumpy beige jumpsuits, we've seen the new generation proton packs, but one question about Ghostbusters looms larger than all ... «Cinema Blend, Jul 15»
3
Strutty, Puffy, Hotsy & other rejected names for the 7 dwarves
Awful, Bashful, Biggo-Ego, Biggy, Biggy-Wiggy, Blabby, Busy, Chesty, Crabby, Cranky, Daffy, Dippy, Dirty, Dizzy, Doleful, Dumpy, Flabby, ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
4
Nature notes: Summer butterflies
For example, they have dumpy hairy bodies, eyes set wide apart and short hooked antennae. When perched they pose with fore and aft wings ... «Your Local Guardian, Jul 15»
5
Meeting on $175 million county budget draws few from public
“What businesses want to come into town where all they see is a bunch of dumpy, dilapidated old buildings?” he asked. Budget Director ... «Montana Standard, Jul 15»
6
Benefit upsets customers by joining fat-shaming twitter hashtag …
... Benefit's UK account contributed word-plays on popular films, including 'Massive Mike' (Magic Mike) and 'Forrest Dumpy' (Forrest Gump). «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Gym sessions, facelifts, tanning: ageing is hard work
Some old ladies pad around in trainers all the time but I cannot wear flat shoes; they make me look too short and dumpy. So even at my ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
8
The British nanny in JFK's White House
Shaw even took Caroline and John to her modest terraced house in Sheerness, Kent, where her brother and sister lived. "I like this dumpy little ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Auburn leaders discuss Downtown Master Plan
“We could have all dumpy buildings downtown, but if we have creative entrepreneurs running the shops and restaurants, I think people would ... «Opelika Auburn News, Jul 15»
10
LG G4: Australian Review
When you compare it to the iPhones and Sony Xperia Z3s and Samsung Galaxy S6s of this world, the G4 does start to look a little bit dumpy. «Gizmodo Australia, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Dumpy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dumpy>. Oct 2019 ».
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