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Definition of "pudgy" [pudg•y]

  • Short and fat; chubby: pudgy fingers. See Synonyms at fat. (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 "pudgy" in a sentence
  • "The first thing that popped into my head was of a fourth-grade project I did for Sister Hillaryor Sister Hillarious as we called the pudgy Sinsenawan nun."
  • "But what to call the pudgy hero, who rescues the damsel in distress by jumping over rolling barrels?"
  • "Yes, Bruce, aka the pudgy pansy pastry pusher, might improve his pulchritude if he purchased some gloves and knee warmers to make riding below 40 degrees more pleasant."