AskDefine | Define chunky

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chunky adj
1 like or containing small stick lumps; "the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough" [syn: lumpy]
2 short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure" [syn: dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy] [also: chunkiest, chunkier]

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Etymology

chunk + -y

Adjective

  1. characterized by the pervasiveness of chunks
    I ate a chunky bar of chocolate.
  2. (when describing a person) euphemism for fat
    I prefer chunky blonde girls to skinny brunettes.

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Extensive Definition

Chunk or chunky may refer to:

See also

  • Chunking, for meanings where the word Chunk is used as a verb

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