HyperDic: roly-poly

English > 3 senses of the word roly-poly:
ADJECTIVEallroly-poly, dumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubbyshort and plump
NOUNperson roly-poly, fatso, fatty, fat person, butterballa rotund individual
foodroly-poly, roly-poly puddingpudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled ... / rolled up and baked or steamed
English > roly-poly: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshort and plump.
Synonymsdumpy, podgy, pudgy, tubby
BroaderfatHaving an (over)abundance of flesh
Spanishgordinflón, gordito, rechoncho, regordete
Catalangrassonet, rabassut, rodanxó
Nounsrolypolinessthe property of having a plump and round body
English > roly-poly: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA rotund individual.
Synonymsfatso, fatty, fat person, butterball
Broaderlarge personA person of greater than average size
Oppositethin person, skin and bones, scragA person who is unusually thin and scrawny
Spanishbarrilete, bola de manteca, botija, cuartazos, gordinflón, gordito, gordo, guatón, mostrenco, regordete, repolludo, talego
English > roly-poly: 3 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningpudding made of suet pastry spread with jam or fruit and rolled ... / rolled up and baked or steamed.
Synonymroly-poly pudding
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
BroaderpuddingAny of various soft sweet desserts thickened usually with flour and baked or boiled or steamed
Spanishbrazo de gitano
Catalanbraç de gitano

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