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Podgy  adj.  Fat and short; pudgy.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Podgy" Quotes from Famous Books



... admiration. Her frivolity did not exclude a suggestion of shrewdness, nor yet of capacity for emotion, but it was difficult to imagine wise or elevated thought behind that narrow brow. She was elaborately dressed, with only the most fashionable symbols of widowhood; rings adorned her podgy little hand, and a bracelet her white wrist. Refinement she possessed only in the society-journal sense, but her intonation was that of the idle class, and ...
— In the Year of Jubilee • George Gissing

... and clothes and such-like. You've had a free 'and. Now let's see something for it. Half-a-dozen couples'll be enough if you can't get more, but I Won't have the Nortons, or the Marvises, or any of that podgy set. You understand that? And, first of all, you, Selina, had better write to Mr. Brooks and ask him to dine with us in a friendly way one night the week after next, when the election is over and ...
— A Prince of Sinners • E. Phillips Oppenheim



Words linked to "Podgy" :   pudgy, fat



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