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stumpy

[ stuhm-pee ]
/ ˈstʌm pi /
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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.
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Origin of stumpy

First recorded in 1590–1600; stump + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM stumpy

stump·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 forms of stumpy

stumpiness, noun
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