- short and stout.
Origin of fubsy
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Examples from the Web for fubsy
In Serpentine avenue Beelzebub showed me her, a fubsy widow.
You prayed to the devil in Serpentine avenue that the fubsy widow in front might lift her clothes still more from the wet street.
- archaic, or dialect short and stout; squat
C18: from obsolete fubs plump person
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