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Answer for the clue "Less svelte", 7 letters:
dumpier

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Dumpy \Dump"y\, a. [Compar. Dumpier ; superl. Dumpiest .] [ From Dump a short ill-shapen piece. From Dump sadness.] Short and thick; of low stature and disproportionately stout. Sullen or discontented. See 2nd dump[1] . [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.

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a. (en-comparativedumpy)

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adj. short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a...

Usage examples of dumpier.

Her low-slung figure looked dumpier than usual in a coarse cotton singlet and baggy drawers.

She looked even shorter and dumpier, and the crease in the double chin looked deeper.