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plump1

plump1

 
pronunciation:
pluhmp
parts of speech:
adjective, intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
inflections: plumper, plumpest
definition: rounded in appearance; somewhat chubby.
She likes to sleep with a plump pillow.The baby looked plump and healthy.
synonyms:
chubby, rotund
antonyms:
angular, bony, cadaverous, flat, gaunt, skinny, slender, slim, thin
similar words:
buxom, chunky, corpulent, fat, fleshy, pudgy, roly-poly, round, tubby
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: plumped, plumping, plumps
definition: to become rounder or fleshier (often fol. by up or out).
He was a thin child, but he plumped out when he went to live with his grandmother.
synonyms:
fatten, flesh out
similar words:
round
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to make (something) rounder (often fol. by up or out).
Could you plump up those cushions?
synonyms:
fluff
similar words:
puff, round
derivations: plumply (adv.), plumpness (n.)