[ fuhb-zee ]
/ ˈfʌb zi /
adjective, fub·si·er, fub·si·est.British Dialect.
short and stout.
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Example sentences 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.
British Dictionary definitions for fubsy
/ (ˈfʌbzɪ) /
adjective -sier or -siest
archaic, or dialect short and stout; squat
Word Origin for fubsy
C18: from obsolete fubs plump person
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