Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Short and thick; stocky.
  • adjective Heavy or bulky; blocky.
  • adjective Containing small thick pieces.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective United States Short and thick.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective having chunks
  • adjective euphemistic, of a person fat
  • noun 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

Etymologies

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chunk + -y

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From an Algonquian word.

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