Definition of podgy in English:

podgy

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Pronunciation: /ˈpɒdʒi
 
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adjective (podgier, podgiest)

British informal
(Of a person or part of their body) rather fat; chubby: he put a podgy arm round Alan’s shoulders
More example sentences
  • The man wasn't tall, quite the contrary, he was podgy with a round, smiling face.
  • I know what I am, I'm podgy, so why get insulted about it?
  • Last time I went there was April Fools' Day last year when it was practically deserted but for half a dozen podgy guys dancing on a smoky dance floor to So Macho.
Synonyms
chubby, plump, fat, fattish, stout, rotund, buxom, well upholstered, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, roly-poly, round, rounded, well rounded, full, chunky, broad in the beam, dumpy, portly, overweight, fleshy, paunchy, bulky
British informal fubsy
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed, lard-assed
archaic pursy, abdominous

Derivatives

podginess

noun
More example sentences
  • Here was a fellow who looked podgy, and podginess immediately makes people think that you mustn't be able to run, you mustn't be able to do anything.

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