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1‘she's a bit podgy’
chubby, plump, fat, fattish, stout, rotund, buxom, well upholstered, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, roly-poly, round, rounded, well rounded, full, chunky, broad in the beam, dumpy, portly, overweight, fleshy, paunchy, bulky
informal tubby, pudgy, porky, blubbery, poddy
British informal fubsy
North American informal zaftig, corn-fed, lard-assed
archaic pursy, abdominous
thin, skinny, slender
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