- short and fat: a tubby child.
- having a dull, thumping sound; lacking resonance.
Origin of tubby
Related Words for tubbybeefy, big, brawny, broad, bulging, bulky, burly, chubby, chunky, dumpy, elephantine, fleshy, gargantuan, gross, heavy, hefty, husky, large, obese, overweight
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Contemporary Examples of tubby
Remember the first Walkman, introduced in 1979, with its tubby buttons and workmanlike profile.Space Shuttle Enterprise: Flashback to an Icon of ‘70s Design
July 18, 2012
Historical Examples of tubby
He was getting on his feet again as Tubby made that last remark.
"Just as you do, Tubby," responded the scout leader heartily.
"Just like all the rest, he takes us for Johnny Bulls," complained Tubby.
At the same time Tubby was listening eagerly for good tidings.
"Yes, I guess it will," echoed Tubby, in a way that was hardly cheerful.
- shaped like a tub
- rare having little resonance