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chunky

[chuhng-kee] /ˈtʃʌŋ ki/
adjective, chunkier, chunkiest.
1.
thick or stout; stocky.
2.
in chunks.
3.
full of chunks; coarse:
chunky peanut butter; The soup was so chunky it was almost a stew.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55, Americanism; chunk1 + -y1
Related forms
chunkily, adverb
chunkiness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for chunkiness

chunky

/ˈtʃʌŋkɪ/
adjective chunkier, chunkiest
1.
thick and short
2.
consisting of or containing thick pieces: chunky dog food
3.
(mainly Brit) (of clothes, esp knitwear) made of thick bulky material
Derived Forms
chunkily, adverb
chunkiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for chunkiness

chunky

adj.

"thickset," 1751, from chunk + -y (2). Originally U.S. colloquial. Related: Chunkiness.

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Slang definitions & phrases for chunkiness

chunky

modifier

Chubby; fat: lookin' a little chunky in that dress


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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