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adj. - Short and plump.

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Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective, : a tubby child
  • I know that he's the kind of tubby one that's, you know -- (CROSSTALK)
  • By calling you a teletubby was she infering that you were looking a little 'tubby' or just plain weird
  • The man was described as aged between 20 and 30 years, around 5ft 11ins tall, of "tubby" build, with shoulder length, black hair.
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