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Definition of "chunky" []

  • Short and thick; stocky. (adjective)
  • Containing small thick pieces: chunky peanut butter; chunky soup. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "chunky" in a sentence
  • "There is nothing of that magnitude, of what I call chunky, that is on the near-term horizon that is going to have to be dealt with, and in fact I think that this is probably a good point just to talk about the granularity in this loan portfolio."
  • "Digital Manga is promoting this new series, released in chunky (300+ pages) volumes, as a classic shojo manga, trumpeting how it has sold over 30 million copies worldwide."
  • "So brilliantly scripted, excellent one liners, and packed with subtle cues and signifiers, from men in chunky sweaters to Elvis Christmas songs."