noun (plural Humpty Dumpties)informal
1A short fat person.
More example sentences
- He is an extraordinary humpty-dumpty figure with an enormous head and stomach set upon tiny legs, supported by a shepherd's crook.
late 18th century: from the egg-like nursery-rhyme character who fell off a wall, broke, and could not be put together again.
Definition of Humpty Dumpty in:
- The US English dictionary