Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Citations for fubsy
Oppress not the cubs of the stranger, but hail them as Sister and Brother, / For though they are little and fubsy, it may be the Bear is their mother.
"Four, sir? Four? My word, he was profligate!" the fubsy old fellow vowed, scratching his scalp under his wig with a pencil stub.
Origin of fubsy
Fubsy is formed on the basis of the obsolete term fubs or fub, used as a term of endearment meaning "chubby person." It entered English in the late 1700s.