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  • adj. Slightly fat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fat and short; pudgy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as pudgy.

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

  • adj. short and plump


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  • Sure, there'd be weightlifters in the gym and selected movie stars who were 'built' but everybody else was either weedy or podgy, with only the odd natural Adonis scattered in between.

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  • Pasty-faced, podgy and skint, all you have to look forward to is a month of evenings contemplating the wreckage of your house, the nullity of your bank balance and the whistling of the icy winds down your Santa-free chimney.

    How do I get… someone to take me on holiday in January

  • It's all hum-drum, and podgy, and slow-going, any going so long as you get there heaven knows when.

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  • The occasionally deadly, often podgy striker has been jailed for a week for taking part in an assualt on three students in Cairo along with a team-mate from Egyptian giants Zamalek, where Mido now plays.

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  • When he looked back at me, he would have seen a podgy 21-year-old lying in bed, reading Proust.

    Once upon a life: Toby Litt

  • And given how challenged I am, fashion-wise (not because I can't dress well, but because either I've been too podgy or too tired or too whatever -- but I'm working on that!) it's odd how much I do love it.

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  • She may be cute, but the latest top model to make her debut in Vogue is also podgy with short legs and whiskers.

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  • He reluctantly surrendered them to the vicar's podgy hands, and came round to stand behind the Reverend Wakefield and peer over his shoulder, as though he could not bear to let the papers out of his sight for a moment.

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  • We'd barely stepped into the lobby when he cried to J.B. that here was someone he must meet - and who should it be but the podgy Senator who'd tried to dragoon me into this business in the first place, and whom I'd last seen outside Seward's cabin.


  • After a slap-up feed of herring to start, followed by steak and a whole bottle of wine to himself the podgy, bearded bon viveur chortled: I've spent whatever-it-was pounds tonight and I'll still make a humungous profit.

    Some things never change...


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