adjective, stub·bi·er, stub·bi·est.
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OTHER WORDS FROM stubbystub·bi·ly, adverbstub·bi·ness, noun
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How to use stubby in a sentence
The stubby sausages, meanwhile, are straight off an English breakfast table.Swahili Village brings a taste of African fine dining to D.C.|Tom Sietsema|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
Computers kept the SN8 level by flapping stubby fins attached to its base and nosecone.SpaceX’s Starship flies, belly flops, and bursts into flames|Charlie Wood|December 10, 2020|Popular Science
More specifically, the dash-mount arm is so stubby that it can’t jiggle around.
But the key to positive identification was that stubby little finger on his left hand.The Night the SEALS Captured the Butcher of Fallujah|Patrick Robinson|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But how could they bronze that stubby little body, the melon head, the double chin?Richard Ben Cramer Dies: Iconic Writer Had an Unerring Ear for Dialogue|John Avlon|January 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Over time, as cells reproduce, our telomeres become shorter and shorter, until they become so stubby that the process stops.
He could take care of him when he got inside, got to that stubby .38 he had slipped into the glove compartment just in case.
The suns and winds of many seas had burned and scored his face, and a stubby mustache gave him a belligerent aspect.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson
Then there was a sling-shot, ferociously stubby, and rather confusingly boyish.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Mr. Van Britt blew his cheeks out until the stubby, cropped mustache bristled like porcupine quills.The Wreckers|Francis Lynde
Tenors are generally short, stubby men with brief necks, while baritones are for the most part tall, spare and long-necked.