adjective (stubbier, stubbiest)
Short and thick: Bob 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.
noun (plural stubbies)Australian /NZ informal
1A squat bottle of beer typically holding 375 cl.
- Sunday's lazy morning was given a go-by as the guests gathered, many of them caressing the beer stubbies.
- They were out of stubbies, so I substituted with beer on tap.
- Although the sounds were soothing, I felt a bit crook having mixed too many stubbies with the spaghetti matriciana I had for tea.
2 (Stubbies) trademark A pair of men’s brief shorts.
- As someone happiest in a pair of Stubbies from the local menswear store, we don't understand the fashion palaver.
- He dresses badly - stubbies, thongs - has a beer gut, missing teeth, missing hair.
- When I came to Darwin, you had a slab over your shoulder, you wore black stubbies, thongs and blue t-shirt, or singlet.
a stubby short of a sixpack
- Australian informal (Of a person) stupid or slightly mad: he’s a stubby short of a six pack but a real good blokeMore example sentences
- He, of course, was his usual stubby short of a six-pack, only failing to let a try in through the referee's whistle.
- I'm sure there are some that will think I'm a stubby short of a six pack by printing this, but I can't help what I believe.
- You'd have to be a stubby short of a six pack to miss the show this weekend!
- 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.
- 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.
Words that rhyme with stubbychubby, clubby, cubby, grubby, hubby, nubby, scrubby, shrubby, tubby
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