from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Rounded and plump. See Synonyms at fat.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of a person, slightly overweight, somewhat fat and hence soft.
- adj. Of a body part, containing a moderate amount of fat.
- n. A chubby, plump person
- n. Especially a gay man.
- n. An erection of the penis.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like a chub; plump, short, and thick.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Round and plump.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure
They use the word 'chubby' -- who are they referring to?
“Or the shortest kid that people call ‘Stretch,’ or you call the chubby guy ‘Slim,’ or—”
Growing up I was called chubby or “big-boned” by adults.
Hi Pille, chubby is definitely better if it means more chocolate huh!
Explaining why "Mr. Wonderful" was not turned off by her earlier physique, Ms. Voigt said that some men are what are called "chubby chasers."
She was a perfectly cherubic little girl that I affectionately called my chubby bunny.
I remember that half-size was code for what was called chubby teen and childrens clothing.
If I featured someone who was chubby would I be called a chubby chaser?
But what was interesting as part of the study, they also found that people who just have the perception of being heavy, someone who may just be called chubby, but, in fact, really isn't chubby, but just has that look of being chubby, they also get taunted very significantly, as well.
Fat people are discriminated in all parts of the world, they are called chubby, fat, big, smelly and all kinds of names.
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