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[hef-uh l-fing-ger] /ˈhɛf əlˌfɪŋ gər/
William Walter ("Pudge") 1867–1954, U.S. football player. Unabridged
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  • pudge threw a stone in that direction and sauntered after it, pitching and throwing.

    The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
  • pudge looked serious, then he clasped anew the hand that held his.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • pudge immediately essayed the shin, his little fat form clinging and groping.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • pudge looked earnestly up into the two faces, smiling at him.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • But quick though pudge was, to her he seemed intolerably slow; just then E. Eliot was thinking of only one thing.

    The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
  • I nominate myself and pudge for the first watchsay from 38 eight to twelve.

  • You forget, pudge, said Frank, that we are here in positions of responsibility.

  • It was more than half an hour before Billy and pudge saw him again.

  • We could stand em off, bragged pudge grandiloquently, lassoes and lobsters, we could stand em off.

  • pudge himself would have a private income when he was twenty-one.

    The Sturdy Oak Samuel Merwin, et al.
British Dictionary definitions for pudge


(informal) a variant of podge
Word Origin
C19: of uncertain origin; see pudgy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for pudge

"short, thick-set person," 1808 [Jamieson]; see pudgy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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