One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Rufus had curiously sharp features for so fleshy a man’
plump, chubby, portly, fat, fattish, obese, overweight, stout, corpulent, paunchy, beer-bellied, thickset, hefty, heavy, heavyset, burly, bulky, chunky, well padded, well covered, well upholstered, meaty, rotund, round, well rounded, of ample proportions, big, large
informal tubby, pudgy, beefy, porky, roly-poly, blubbery, poddy
British informal podgy, fubsy
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed, lard-assed
NZ Australian nuggety
rare squabby, pursy, abdominous
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