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- n. the state or quality of being chubby
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The state of being chubby.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the property of having a plump and round body
As in real estate, chubbiness is all a matter of, “location, location, location”.
So much for the notion that “chubbiness” in childhood is something that is cute and just a sign of a “healthy” appetite.
Not just lovely Alice, or ardent Joe, who adores her, or Charles, who speaks of his chubbiness with studied insouciance: "I haven't leaned out yet."
Children who are overweight will outgrow their chubbiness, so kids 'surplus pounds can be ignored.
The happiness put weight on his face, a kind of vague chubbiness Mitch was just now inheriting.
She looked like any other teenage girl with a splotchy face and a body given to chubbiness.
Despair hung in dark clouds between the kitchen cupboards and the pine lamps; she felt an intense and instant desire to flee, to run away, home to the children, to kiss them and embrace their cozy chubbiness, home to Thomas, to love him with all of her body and all of her mind.
My mother in law likes to lecture me on my weight, using the afore-mentioned horrible saying, completely disregarding the fact that chubbiness runs in my entire family.
Recent news stories have called attention to a phenomenon -- without saying how widespread it is -- in which parents restrict their babies' diets to ward off chubbiness.
Recent news stories have called attention to a phenomenon -- without saying how widespread it is -- in which parents restrict their babies 'diets to ward off chubbiness.
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