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  • noun archaic, rare An unattractive, grossly overweight person.


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  • This word should mean a fight in which people pull their opponents' ears. It doesn't though.

    February 27, 2007

  • I think it sounds like a description of someone with short legs. "Beat it, ya fustilugged scoundrel!"

    March 5, 2007

  • fustilugs - a ponderous clumsy person; huru : a fat and slovenly woman ... fusty (Old French fust “cask”+y) + lugs, pl. of lug (leg) ... in other words, chubby legs ... legs as thick as a cask.

    a vast virago, or an ugly tit, a slug, a fat fustilugs, a trusse, a long lean rawbone, a skeleton

    – John Keats, letter to George Keats, Sept. 1819

    April 17, 2013