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podge

Syllabification: podge
Pronunciation: /päj
 
/
British informal

Definition of podge in English:

noun

1A short, fat person.
Example sentences
  • The one called Hogarth is charcoal-black, a contemplative podge that looks out upon the world with stupefied wonder.
  • This, on the other hand, is likely to prove bait only for food addicts desperate for their next fix, and I'm pretty sure you can outrun a pizza-loving podge no matter how inappropriate your footwear.
1.1Excess weight; fat.
Example sentences
  • To be excessively fat is as dangerous as it is to be excessively thin, but there is nothing wrong with a bit of podge.
  • You surely didn't think I would wait until you could hear Santa cursing as he squeezed his podge down your hot, sooty chimney before I mentioned the ‘C’ word, did you?

Origin

mid 19th century: of unknown origin.

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