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1(face/cheeks/legs) regordete informal(baby/man) gordinflón informal(man/baby) regordete informal(baby/man) rellenito informal(baby/man) rechonchochubby-cheeked — mofletudo
- It came as a shock to see how chubby he was as both a child and an early teenager.
- Brian said the chubby New Zealand animals were some of the hardest to keep happy in soaring temperatures.
- But she's just slightly chubby and has nice rosy cheeks and is very sort of ordinary-looking.
- He was slightly chubby with bushy, straight collar length mousy brown hair.
- Once there, Christine spoke to a chubby policeman who directed us to a flight of stairs.
- I felt sorry for the innumerable chubby people at the front who had to be gasping for air.
- Rabbits who are too chubby are not able to groom themselves properly and this can cause medical problems.
- I was quite a chubby child which was an issue because the rest of my family weren't.
- The fourth member of the group was chubby with a shaven head, a blue jumper and wearing spectacles.
- One of the gunmen was white, of chubby build and wearing a Post Office uniform consisting of a pale blue shirt and blue trousers.
- On the grass behind the beach families munch on fish and chips, chasing off the chubby seagulls.
- I couldn't go fast, no matter which gear I tried or how furiously I pumped my chubby legs.
- Parents were horrified at the antics of chubby rocker Bill Haley and swivel-hipped Elvis Presley.
- The man's round, chubby face was already flushed from that small amount of exertion.
- The man carrying the knife was much shorter than his accomplice and was described as chubby with a red face.
- After his body was wet, Hugo's chubby little arms held onto his Dad while he leant back to wet his hair.
- There is barely an ounce of fat on his body, and he continues to make his team-mates look chubby.
- The man is described as aged between 40 and 50, of average height and of quite chubby build.
- I still wear my hair short and those chubby little cheeks haven't thinned out a bit.
- She was too eager, as I knew she would be, her chubby fingers plying the hair too fast.
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