adjective/adjetivo (-bier, -biest)
- [colloquial/familiar] rechoncho [colloquial/familiar], regordete [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- Since his medication seems to have made him less energetic and incredibly gluttonous, he's getting rather tubby now.
- On the other hand, this will not be a great night for couture designers; Jack is a driven character, but also short, tubby and bedraggled, heedless of fashion's demands.
- The defiant stare, too, would have made a subtle effect, emphasised by the averted, pixellated face of the tubby, shorter guard.
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