chunky

[chuhng-kee]
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:
1745–55, Americanism; chunk1 + -y1

chunkily, adverb
chunkiness, noun
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chunky (ˈtʃʌŋkɪ)
 
adj , chunkier, chunkiest
1.  thick and short
2.  consisting of or containing thick pieces: chunky dog food
3.  chiefly (Brit) (of clothes, esp knitwear) made of thick bulky material
 
'chunkily
 
adv
 
'chunkiness
 
n

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chunky
"thickset," 1751, from chunk. Originally U.S. colloquial.
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chunky definition


  1. mod.
    stout; fat. : Harry—the chow hound—is getting a little chunky. , It's not all fat! He's always been a chunky brute.
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Example sentences
It's still early days for e-readers, and consumers can only choose between a few chunky-looking models.
The chunky cast equipment they is probably as tough as those ship's guns.
The majority of the patterns are chunky, as if to indicate that this is the set
  for steak, not salad.
With his little rat teeth and little rat claws and stinky rat tail and mangy
  rat hair and chunky rat belly.
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