stubby

[stuhb-ee]
adjective, stubbier, stubbiest.
1.
of the nature of or resembling a stub.
2.
short and thick or broad; thick-set or squat: stubby fingers.
3.
consisting of or abounding in stubs.
4.
bristly, as the hair or beard.

Origin:
1565–75; stub1 + -y1

stubbily, adverb
stubbiness, noun
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stubby (ˈstʌbɪ)
 
adj , -bier, -biest
1.  short and broad; stumpy or thickset
2.  bristling and stiff
 
n
3.  slang (Austral) Also called: stubbie a small bottle of beer
 
'stubbily
 
adv
 
'stubbiness
 
n

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Example sentences
And the fingers were short, stubby, and lacked sharp claws.
All flies sport short, stubby antennae, while the antennae of bees are notably
  long and slender.
Use a short, stubby pole with a strong line with a sinker to get your bait near
  the bottom.
Bumble bee body weights are simply too great for the limited lift provided by
  their stubby little wings.
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