Definition of pudge in English:

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Pronunciation: /pʌdʒ/


[mass noun] North American informal
Fat on a person’s body: hillocks of muscle have become hummocks of pudge
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  • Take an opportunity to lose some of that winter hibernation-induced pudge around your middle and come out to a series of nutritional seminars being held at the PAC this weekend.
  • More pudge around the waist and face than any nearby whale.
  • I'm not sure what's brought this about; I guess just incontrovertible evidence that someone find me attractive, regardless of the extra pudge on my stomach or the extra inches on my hips or thighs.


Early 19th century (denoting a fat person): of unknown origin; compare with podge.

Words that rhyme with pudge

adjudge, begrudge, bludge, budge, drudge, fudge, grudge, judge, misjudge, nudge, sludge, smudge, trudge

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