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  • adj. comparative form of dumpy: more dumpy


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  • W/ muffins, you dump all the mixed wet ingredients into the mixed dry ones, making for a "dumpier" result.

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  • Even among the Whitehaven taxi drivers, where, like every other taxi-rank in small towns in Britain, the drivers are each the absolute spit of either Ryan Giggs or Clive James, he was dumpier than the rest.

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  • Something like a brown plaid fabric would make it even dumpier.

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  • He was just thinking about how the cake is so much dumpier and sorter than the original.

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  • My second place that I checked out was a dumpier townhouse than the first, but still decent.

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  • The county courthouse was smaller and dumpier than a lot of hamburger joints Beckie had seen.

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  • Occasionally, her friends, all of whom are shorter, fatter, dumpier than she, will come by, have a few drinks at her place before heading out on the town.

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  • Vivian Vance, who played Ethel, was years younger than Lucy and was required contractually to pack on additional pounds to look dumpier than the star.

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  • Georgina, dumpier and still brusquer than Marina, the eldest son, a bank-clerk who was something of a dandy and did not waste civility on little girls; and lastly there were two boys, slightly younger than Laura, black-haired, pug-nosed, pugnacious little creatures, who stood in awe of their father, and were all the wilder when not under his eye.

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  • She was dumpier than the girl he'd married but a great deal more assertive.

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