from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Short and thick; stocky.
  • adj. Containing small thick pieces: chunky peanut butter; chunky soup.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having chunks
  • adj. fat
  • n. A sport or game played by the Cherokee and other Native Americans in the Carolinas, which involved throwing a spear at a rolling disk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Short and thick.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Disproportionately thick or stout; appearing like a chunk: as, a chunky boy or horse.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature
  • adj. like or containing small sticky lumps


chunk + -y (Wiktionary)
From an Algonquian word. (Wiktionary)



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