Plump vs Gorgeous - What's the difference?

plump | gorgeous |

As adjectives the difference between plump and gorgeous

is that plump is having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight while gorgeous is (of a person or place) very beautiful.

As a verb plump

is to grow ; to swell out.

As an adverb plump

is directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.

As a noun plump

is (obsolete) a knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.




(en verb)
  • To grow ; to swell out.
  • Her cheeks have plumped .
  • To drop or fall suddenly or heavily, all at once.
  • * Spectator
  • Dulcissa plumps into a chair.
  • To make plump; to fill (out) or support; often with up .
  • * Fuller
  • to plump up the hollowness of their history with improbable miracles
  • To cast or let drop all at once, suddenly and heavily.
  • to plump a stone into water
  • To give a plumper (kind of vote).
  • To give (a vote), as a plumper.
  • (used with for) To favor or decide in favor of something.
  • "A recent poll by the New York Times found that although most Brazilians plump for arch-rival Argentina as the team they most want to lose, the second-biggest group want Brazil itself to stumble." source:


  • Having a full and rounded shape; chubby, somewhat overweight.
  • * (Thomas Carew) (1595-1640)
  • The god of wine did his plump clusters bring.
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  • Fat.
  • Synonyms

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  • Directly; suddenly; perpendicularly.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A knot or cluster; a group; a crowd.
  • a plump of trees, fowls, or spears
    To visit islands and the plumps of men. — Chapman.


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    (en adjective)
  • (of a person or place) very beautiful.
  • All the contest judges agreed that Brigitt was absolutely gorgeous .
    The sunsets in Hawaii are gorgeous .
  • (rare) Very enjoyable, pleasant, tasty etc.
  • Israeli hummus is absolutely gorgeous .


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    Derived terms

    * gorgeously * gorgeousness

    See also

    * gorge