He lost his chubbiness and his pink prettiness and became thin and wiry, brown faced and brown limbed.
Anson's chubbiness would be deceptive, his good nature not the kind that he would maintain under serious pressure.
He found himself staring in a face, a face that still had some of the chubbiness of boyhood.
On account of the brother and his chubbiness they were more easily overtaken than the others.
How folks would rejoice at the chubbiness of the Prince, when they saw a evidence of his bare dimensions smoking on their table!
ME chubbe ... was also used of a "lazy, spiritless fellow; a rustic, simpleton; dolt, fool" (1558), whilst Bailey has "Chub, a Jolt-head, a great-headed, full-cheeked Fellow," a description reminiscent of that of the chevin, another name for the chub ... Thus the nickname may have meant either "short and thick, dumpy like a chub," or "of the nature of a chub, dull and clownish." ["Dictionary of English Surnames"]