The word "plump" is similar to the word "fat," but to some people, plump actually sounds better. This word is often used for fruit, animals, and people.

  • Joan looks a little plump after having her baby.
  • That’s a very plump strawberry. It looks delicious.
  • Nick would rather go out with a girl who’s a little plump than a girl who’s really skinny.
  • We got a nice, plump turkey from the grocery store and roasted it.
  • There’s a plump little rabbit eating from my garden.
  • The best time to eat grapes is when they’re plump.
  • These cherries look sweet and plump.


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This page was first published on May 31, 2012. It was updated on April 25, 2015.