Definition of plumpness in English:

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plumpness

Pronunciation: /ˈpləmpnəs/

noun

1The quality of having a full rounded shape: the plumpness of the peaches
More example sentences
  • They are known as coffee cherries for their plumpness and ripe red colour.
  • Reaching out he grasped the berry noticing it's plumpness, he tried his best to pluck it.
  • In another, tidy rows of young vegetables are being trickle-hosed into plumpness.
1.1A person’s quality of being slightly fat; chubbiness: she grew up being teased for her plumpness
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  • For all his plumpness Tuck was no mean opponent at the game.
  • In many feminine bodies we still recognize the trail of plumpness - a special charm of the past days.
  • In addition to difficulties in finding a spouse, plumpness may also lessen sexual activity.

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Syllabification: plump·ness

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