Crossword clues for dumpier
The Collaborative International Dictionary
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. [Prov. Eng.]
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 squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure" [syn: chunky, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpy]
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.