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Meaning of DUMPY

Pronunciation:  'dumpee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  short and fat
  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"
 

DUMPY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: chunky, fat, low-set, podgy, pudgy, short, squat, squatty, stumpy, tubby
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dump"y\, a. [Compar. {Dumpier}; superl. {Dumpiest}.] [
1. From {Dump} a short ill-shapen piece.

2. From {Dump} sadness.]

1. Short and thick; of low stature and disproportionately
   stout.

2. Sullen or discontented. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

 
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