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[pou-chee] /ˈpaʊ tʃi/
adjective, pouchier, pouchiest.
possessing or resembling a pouch:
pouchy folds under the eyes.
Origin of pouchy
1820-30; pouch + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • His pouchy jaws shook and I swear there were tears in his eyes.

    The Misplaced Battleship Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • Streaky yellow in the whites of the eyes, and pouchy under 'em?

    The Dop Doctor Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • A squat, red-faced man with pouchy eyes, halted the taxi cab at the gate.

    Guilt of the Brass Thieves Mildred A. Wirt
  • His face was pouchy and heavy, although the whole appearance of the man was by no means ill-looking.

  • The build of this animal is much like that of the woodchuck, that is, heavy and pouchy.

    Locusts and Wild Honey John Burroughs
  • His plump figure seemed to have lost some of its rotundness and under his eyes the flesh was pouchy and sagged.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • He wore glasses and his cheeks were pouchy; a hooked nose curved down toward a mouth that was hard and firm.

    Hoofbeats on the Turnpike Mildred A. Wirt
  • Indeed, such a flaccid, fluid, pouchy carcass I have never before seen.

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