Definition of podgy in English:

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podgy

Pronunciation: /ˈpäjē/

adjective (podgier, podgiest)

British informal
(Of a person or part of their body) somewhat fat; chubby.
Example sentences
  • The man wasn't tall, quite the contrary, he was podgy with a round, smiling face.
  • I know what I am, I'm podgy, so why get insulted about it?
  • Last time I went there was April Fools' Day last year when it was practically deserted but for half a dozen podgy guys dancing on a smoky dance floor to So Macho.

Derivatives

podginess

Pronunciation: /ˈpäjēnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • Here was a fellow who looked podgy, and podginess immediately makes people think that you mustn't be able to run, you mustn't be able to do anything.

Words that rhyme with podgy

dodgy, splodgy, stodgy

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: podg·y

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