noun, plural (especially collectively) chub, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) chubs.
- chu kiang,
- chu teh,
- chu xi,
- chub mackerel,
- chub rub,
Origin of chub
Examples from the Web for chub
As soon as Welcome could jerk the pin loose, he whirled and stumped furiously back in the direction of Chub and Penny.
The weighing-in was going forward when Trueman, Chub, and Carl reached the track.Motor Matt's Triumph, or, Three Speeds Forward|Stanley R. Matthews
Matt and Chub sat down on a couple of stones and leaned back against the steep wall behind them.
Chub, terribly cast down, continued to lean against the house and say things to himself.
"If you can't get a chub any other way, you can sometimes get him with a bit of bacon," Willsher was saying.Guy and Pauline|Compton Mackenzie
noun plural chub or chubs
Word Origin for chub
type of river fish, mid-15c., chubbe, of unknown origin. In Europe, a kind of carp; in U.S., the black bass.