plumpish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

plump +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

plumpish (comparative more plumpish, superlative most plumpish)

  1. Somewhat plump.

Adverb[edit]

plumpish (comparative more plumpish, superlative most plumpish)

  1. (informal) In a blunt and direct fashion.
    • 1829, Melodist, and Mirthful Olio
      This lass, Nelly Long, she was dressish and dapper,
      And, though our Dick was a good looked lad,
      She snubb'd him, scop'd him, for she was a snapper,
      And told him quite plumpish—she wan't to be had: []