how to pronounce tubby


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tubby is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of tubby in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… like all mildly tubby older men sporting …”

meanings of tubby


  1. Stout, rotund.
  2. Resembling a tub; sounding dull and without resonance or freedom of sound.


  1. An overweight person.

tubby frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tubby occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics tubby can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that tubby can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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