Tubby


Tubby

Tubby can refer to:
* King Tubby, a dub musician
* Tubby Hall, a jazz drummer
* A. A. Englander, a cinematographer
* a character in the Little Lulu comic strip
* one of the Bash Street Pups, a comic strip
* William Tubby, the Brooklyn architect
* Tubby, the canine fatality of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge disaster
* Tubby Smith, University of Minnesota Basketball Coach; former head coach of University of Kentucky
* Tubby protein, a family of proteins with a characteristic tertiary structure implicated in obesity
*Tubby's, a restaurant chain

"Tubby" or "Tubbies" may also refer to Teletubbies, a popular kids' Television program.These words usually refer to one or more of its characters.


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  • Tubby — Tub by, a. Resembling a tub; specifically sounding dull and without resonance, like a tub; wanting elasticity or freedom of sound; as, a tubby violin. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tubby — (adj.) shaped like a tub, corpulent, 1835, from TUB (Cf. tub) + Y (Cf. y) (2). The noun meaning a fat person is attested from 1891 …   Etymology dictionary

  • tubby — [adj] fat beefy*, big, brawny, broad, bulging, bulky, burly, chubby*, chunky*, dumpy, elephantine, fleshy, gargantuan, gross, heavy, heavyset*, hefty, husky, large, obese, oversize, overweight, plump, portly, potbellied, pudgy*, roly poly*, stout …   New thesaurus

  • tubby — ► ADJECTIVE (tubbier, tubbiest) informal ▪ (of a person) short and rather fat. DERIVATIVES tubbiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • tubby — [tub′ē] adj. tubbier, tubbiest 1. shaped like a tub 2. fat and short tubbiness n …   English World dictionary

  • Tubby — King Tubby (* in , ; † ), mit bürgerlichem Namen Osbourne Ruddock, war ein Toningenieur mit eigenem Studio. Er beeinflusste maßgeblich die Entwicklung des . Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Diskografie 2.1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tubby's — Infobox Company name = Tubby s type = private foundation = 1968 founder = Richard Paganes location city = Clinton Charter Township, Michigan location country = USA locations = area served = Michigan (primarily metropolitan Detroit) key people =… …   Wikipedia

  • tubby — UK [ˈtʌbɪ] / US adjective Word forms tubby : adjective tubby comparative tubbier superlative tubbiest informal slightly fat …   English dictionary

  • tubby — adjective (tubbier; est) Date: circa 1807 1. sounding dull and without proper resonance or freedom of sound < a tubby violin > 2. pudgy, fat …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tubby — tubbiness, n. /tub ee/, adj., tubbier, tubbiest. 1. short and fat: a tubby child. 2. having a dull, thumping sound; lacking resonance. [1800 10; TUB + Y1] * * * …   Universalium


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