Words nearby dumpy
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OTHER WORDS FROM dumpydump·i·ly, adverbdump·i·ness, noun
How to use dumpy in a sentence
Lupoi, on the other hand, wore a dumpy black coat and generally looked like a Brooklyn schlub.
Every study ever performed has shown that the fit and lean outlive the dumpy and diffident every time.
After more than two decades of merchandising her looks, Elizabeth was anxious about appearing dumpy.
Behold a dumpy, comfortable British paterfamilias in a light flannel suit and a faded sun hat.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
With his dumpy figure in the long coat, and his round face under the tall hat, the little man was irresistible.The Shepherd of the Hills|Harold Bell Wright
"'Tis a matter of taste, but I couldn't fancy corpses as furniture," observed the Dumpy Philosopher.A Drake by George!|John Trevena
The chain kinked time and again as he groped with the undermost hand for the openings; his dumpy, pudgy form writhed grotesquely.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
A dumpy, rosy-faced woman was Mrs Jeal, with a pair of extremely wicked black eyes which snapped fire when she was angered.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume