stumpy

[ stuhm-pee ]
/ ˈstʌm pi /

adjective, stump·i·er, stump·i·est.

of the nature of or resembling a stump.
short and thick; stubby; stocky.
abounding in stumps: a stumpy field.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. stumpage,
  2. stumper,
  3. stumpknocker,
  4. stumpsucker,
  5. stumpwork,
  6. stun,
  7. stun grenade,
  8. stun gun,
  9. stung,
  10. stunk

Origin of stumpy

First recorded in 1590–1600; stump + -y1

Related formsstump·i·ly, adverbstump·i·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for stumpy

stumpy

/ (ˈstʌmpɪ) /

adjective stumpier or stumpiest

short and thickset like a stump; stubby
abounding in or full of stumps
Derived Formsstumpiness, noun

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