If a person is chubby, he or she is a little bit heavy, or there’s a part of the body that looks a little fat.

  • Babies are chubby.
  • Rhonda has a very chubby but healthy baby.
  • Her baby has chubby cheeks.
  • Frank was starting to look kind of chubby, so he went on a diet and lost 20 pounds.
  • Leena lost some of the chubbiness around her face. (The word "chubbiness" is a noun.)
  • People often get a little chubbier in the winter during the holidays.
  • Fred’s wife is chubby, and he likes her that way.

baby It’s okay if your baby is a little chubby.

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This page was published on January 3, 2014.