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dumpy adj
1 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" [syn: chunky, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy]
2 short and fat [syn: podgy, pudgy, tubby] [also: dumpiest, dumpier]

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  1. short and thick; stout or stocky


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