Tubby definition

tŭbē
(informal) Short and plump.
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Shaped like a tub.
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Resembling a tub; sounding dull and without resonance or freedom of sound.

A tubby violin.

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(pejorative, slang, often used teasingly) An overweight person.
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Having a rounded shape.

A tubby fishing boat.

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Having a dull sound; lacking resonance.
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(informal) Fat and short.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tubby
Plural:
tubbies

Adjective

Base Form:
tubby
Comparative:
tubbier
Superlative:
tubbiest

Origin of tubby

  • From tub +"Ž -y. False cognate with chubby, even though they are often interchangeable.

    From Wiktionary