How to Say Chubby in Japanese

In this lesson you will learn how to say chubby in Japanese.

ぽっちゃり: Pocchari: means chubby or plump
The word has a cute connotation and is usually not seen as offensive.

Example:
ぽっちゃりした女性
Pocchari shita josei
A chubby woman

chubby in japanese

 (彼女はぽっちゃり系だ)
kanojo ha pocchari kei da
She is full-figured

ぽっちゃりとした頬
Poccahri shita
Chubby cheeks

chubby cheeks

On the other end of the scale.
ほっそりした女性
Hossori shita josei

skinny in japanese

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