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adjective dumpier, dumpiest
- A few seconds later a short, dumpy woman cautiously opened the door.
- A short dumpy woman appeared from behind the counter.
- I fancied that she imagined her wedding to the squinty-eyed, dumpy man sitting beside her.
- Very soon, a small, dumpy figure in a shaggy brown overcoat appeared, lugging a large sack.
- What really cracks me up about this pic is the dumpy assistant or fan or whoever standing behind her in boat shoes/ fishnets/ denimskirt/ tee and suit jacket.
- This theme was followed through in the aftermath of that marriage of convenience, as those dumpy princesses found themselves, well, dumped.
- References such as this, particularly as a lead, reinforce the prejudice that talented women must also be attractive. What if the subject had been a dumpy figure wearing dresses down to her ankle?
- Carefully backing away from the newcomer, he waved a hairy-backed hand at his sour, dumpy friend.
- You see attractive women dating schlumps all the time, but when's the last time you saw a decent looking guy with a dumpy woman?
- A dumpy woman wearing maid's clothing picked up a load of dirty sheets and carry it to one of the washing machines.
- Far from being short, thick and dumpy they walk tall as champions of freedom and responsibility.
- And my brother Dave and I - he's the shorter dumpy one - you know the one I mean.
- She wasn't quite lean, but she wasn't very dumpy either.
- Even before he recognized the dumpy bag lady, Sam was running.