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Chubby vs. Plumb

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Chubby

Rounded and plump.
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Plumb

Measure (the depth of a body of water)
I plumbed the depth and found the bottom of the shelf to be seven metres down
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Chubby

(Informal) A chubby person.
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Plumb

Test (an upright surface) to determine the vertical
They are valuable aids in plumbing the frames and keeping the side of the ship fair
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Chubby

Vulgar Slang An erection of the penis.
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Plumb

Install an appliance such as a bath, toilet, or washing machine and connect to water and drainage pipes
He had plumbed in a second-hand washing machine
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Chubby

Of a person: slightly overweight, somewhat fat, and hence plump, rounded, and soft.
Obviously the chubby child was eating too much.
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Plumb

A ball of lead or other heavy object attached to the end of a line for finding the depth of water or determining the vertical on an upright surface.
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Chubby

Of a body part: containing a moderate amount of fat.
It’s quite normal for babies to have chubby cheeks.
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Plumb

Exactly
Trading opportunities plumb in the centre of central Europe
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Chubby

A chubby, plump person
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Plumb

Vertically
Drapery fell from their human forms plumb down
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Chubby

An overweight or obese gay man.
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Plumb

Vertical
Ensure that the skirting is straight and plumb
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Chubby

(slang) A penile erection, especially when short and with a large circumference; a boner.
Hey, Lucius, I just wanted to share a piece of personal information with you. I've got a... a chubby right now because [starts screaming] This is one of the most awesome experiences of my life!—Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
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Plumb

A weight on the end of a line, used to determine water depth.
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Chubby

Like a chub; plump, short, and thick.
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Plumb

A weight on the end of a line, used especially by masons and carpenters to establish a true vertical.
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Chubby

Euphemisms for slightly fat;
A generation ago...buxom actresses were popular
Chubby babies
Pleasingly plump
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Plumb

In a vertical or perpendicular line.
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Plumb

(Informal) Directly; squarely
Fell plumb in the middle of the puddle.
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Plumb

Also plum(Informal) Utterly; completely
Plumb worn out. right.
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Plumb

Exactly vertical.
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Plumb

Also plum(Informal) Utter; absolute; sheer
A plumb fool.
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Plumb

To determine the depth of with a plumb; sound.
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Plumb

To test the verticality or alignment of with a plumb.
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Plumb

To straighten or make perpendicular
Plumb up the wall.
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Plumb

To examine closely or deeply; probe
"Shallow ideas are plumbed and discarded" (Gilbert Highet).
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Plumb

To seal with lead.
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Plumb

To outfit with or connect to a plumbing system
Plumbed the utility closet so a washing machine could be installed.
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Plumb

To work as a plumber.
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Plumb

Truly vertical, as indicated by a plumb line.
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Plumb

(cricket) Describing an LBW where the batsman is hit on the pads directly in front of their wicket and should be given out.
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Plumb

In a vertical direction; perpendicularly.
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Plumb

(informal) Squarely, directly; deeply, completely.
It hit him plumb in the middle of his face.
Years ago the well plumb dried out, not a drop of water in there since.
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Plumb

A little mass of lead, or the like, attached to a line, and used by builders, etc., to indicate a vertical direction.
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Plumb

(nautical) A weight on the end of a long line, used by sailors to determine the depth of water.
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Plumb

The perpendicular direction or position.
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Plumb

To determine the depth, generally of a liquid; to sound.
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Plumb

To attach to a water supply and drain.
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Plumb

To think about or explore in depth, to get to the bottom of, especially to plumb the depths of.
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Plumb

To use a plumb bob as a measuring or aligning tool.
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Plumb

To accurately align vertically or horizontally.
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Plumb

(dated) To seal something with lead.
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Plumb

(intransitive) To work as a plumber.
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Plumb

(rare) To fall or sink like a plummet.
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Plumb

To trace a road or track; to follow it to its end.
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Plumb

(nautical) To position vertically above or below.
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Plumb

A little mass or weight of lead, or the like, attached to a line, and used by builders, etc., to indicate a vertical direction; a plummet; a plumb bob. See Plumb line, below.
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Plumb

Perpendicular; vertical; conforming the direction of a line attached to a plumb; as, the wall is plumb.
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Plumb

In a plumb direction; perpendicularly.
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Plumb

To adjust by a plumb line; to cause to be perpendicular; as, to plumb a building or a wall.
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Plumb

To sound with a plumb or plummet, as the depth of water; hence, to examine by test; to ascertain the depth, quality, dimension, etc.; to sound; to fathom; to test.
He did not attempt to plumb his intellect.
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Plumb

To seal with lead; as, to plumb a drainpipe.
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Plumb

To supply, as a building, with a system of plumbing.
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Plumb

The metal bob of a plumb line
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Plumb

Measure the depth of something
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Plumb

Weight with lead
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Plumb

Examine thoroughly and in great depth
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Plumb

Adjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
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Plumb

Exactly vertical;
The tower of Pisa is far out of plumb
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Plumb

Completely; used as intensifiers;
Clean forgot the appointment
I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out
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Plumb

Conforming to the direction of a plumb line
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Plumb

Exactly;
Fell plumb in the middle of the puddle
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