Dumpy


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Dumpy: Dumpy level

Dumpy

(Documentation User's MalPractice + Y) An award from InfoWorld magazine for the worst online documentation. See RTFM.
References in periodicals archive ?
For three days, she wore loose trousers that covered her legs, a thick blue winter coat that made her look a bit dumpy and an attractive blue headscarf, although she declined to pull it forward so as to cover all her blonde hair.
Owners of dumpy dogs, flabby felines and rotund rabbits are being urged to enter their pets into PDSA's Pet Fit Club slimming competition.
Our research indicates the occasionally controversial novelist purchased the property in March 1977, for $149,500, an amount that nowadays is barely enough to buy a crappy one-bedroom apartment in a dumpy Los Angeles neighborhood, let alone a Mediterranean villa on half of an acre in a prosperous, celeb favored nabe conveniently nestled into the foothills above Hollywood.
Dumpy Dave quickly ditched his action man act for the safety of a gentle jog back up the beach.
Best thing I did because he was plain, short and dumpy.
AA FEW tips on culottes, nothing above knee length is flattering, mid calf is ideal, only the brave/ very tall wear them with flats as they do have the ability to make you look dumpy.
Volunteers were taken on a tour of the site and taught how to use some key archaeological equipment, such as the Total Station and Dumpy Level.
Hairy with a dumpy build, the pigs have a placid nature and are often kept as pets.
The ringed plover, a small dumpy bird with distinctive markings Credit: Dave Appleton
I watched Arshavin twice this week and against neither Fulham nor Olympiakos was the dumpy, scruffy little Russian at anything like his best.
Psychologist Dr Jack Boyle said: "Children will identify with the new-look Dora, not the wee dumpy one who sums up the innocence of childhood.
Beauty is unfortunately named: she is, really, quite dumpy and plain.