Definition of stubby in English:

stubby

Syllabification: stub·by
Pronunciation: /ˈstəbē
 
/

adjective (stubbier, stubbiest)

Short and thick: Bloom pointed with a stubby finger
More example sentences
  • She was very small, with short, stubby fingers and almost-chubby hands.
  • I have fairly large hands, but with short stubby fingers just long enough to be able to use a semiauto of this size.
  • Short, stubby fingers alone can't account for Galen's broaching the second knuckle.
Synonyms
dumpy, stocky, chunky, chubby, squat; short, stumpy, dwarfish

Derivatives

stubbily

adverb
More example sentences
  • For those who want, you can take the insert which contains the stubbily and studly Kaji and put him on the front cover instead.
  • Might I suggest you shave the night before, nice and smooth for the ladies, stubbily for the morning/day ahead.
  • I think it made it even redder and much more noticeable and when the hair started to grow back it was stubbily and felt spiky.

stubbiness

noun
More example sentences
  • Ward, flying by his side, looked like a graceful raven in the wind had it not been for the stubbiness of his wings.
  • The impression of stubbiness will quickly morph into an appreciation for this solid-feeling notebook.
  • Ella was used to Lena's stubbiness, the way she seemed to bump up unsuccessfully against adulthood.

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