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Meaning of CHUNKY

Pronunciation:  'chungkee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  like or containing small stick lumps; "the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough"
  2. [adj]  short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure"

CHUNKY is a 6 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: dumpy, low-set, lumpy, short, squat, squatty, stumpy, unshapely



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Chunk"y\, a.
Short and thick. [U. S.] --Kane.

Thesaurus Terms
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