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dumpy         

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      adj   , dumpier, dumpiest   short and plump; squat  
     (C18: perhaps related to dumpling)  
  dumpily      adv  
  dumpiness      n  
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dumpy          [2]   , dumpish  
      adj  
Rare   in low spirits; depressed; morose  
     (C17: from C16 dump; see dumps)  

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dumpy

  
  
chubby, chunky, fubsy     (archaic or dialect)   homely, plump, podgy, pudgy, roly-poly, short, squab, squat, stout, tubby  

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dumpy level, dump, dumpily, dumps

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