chub n : European freshwater game fish with a thick spindle-shaped body [syn: Leuciscus cephalus]
- , /tʃʌb/, /"tSVb/
- Rhymes with: -ʌb
- A species of freshwater fish of the Cyprinidae or carp family.
species of fish
- In the context of "slang": A chubby person, especially a gay man.
Some Cyprinidae (minnows) of the genera:
The Kyphosidae (sea chubs).
Several Coregoninae (ciscoes), especially deep water ciscoes such as: