1. stubby

adjective. ['ˈstʌbi'] short and blunt.


  • tall


  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stub (English)
  • stubbe (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Stubby

  • scrubby
  • shrubby
  • grubby
  • clubby
  • hubby
  • dubie
  • dubey
  • chubby

How do you pronounce stubby?

Pronounce stubby as ˈstəbi.

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Sentences with stubby

1. Adjective
The filter is a stubby cylinder that is situated in the same direction as the oil drain plug.

2. Verb, past participle
Bailing wire pliers have stubby, flat jaws for grabbing and maintaining pressure on the wires.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Kittens have short stubby legs and can't quite get over a tall wall of a regular litter box.

Quotes about stubby

1. A telkhine was hunched over a console, but he was so involved with his work, he didn't notice us. He was about five feet tall, with slick black seal fur and stubby little feet. He had the head of a Doberman, but his clawed hands were almost human. He growled and muttered as he tapped on his keyboard. Maybe he was messaging his friends on
- Rick Riordan, The Last Olympian