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plump1

 
 
pronunciation:
pluhmp
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: plumper, plumpest
definition: full and round in shape; chubby.
The baby was plump and happy.
synonyms:
chubby
antonyms:
angular, bony, flat, gaunt, skinny, slender, slim, thin
similar words:
fat, fleshy, pudgy, round
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part of speech: verb
inflections: plumps, plumping, plumped
definition: to make something rounder; fill out (often followed by up or out).
Could you plump up those cushions?
synonyms:
fluff
similar words:
puff, round
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derivations: plumply (adv.), plumpness (n.)