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vulgar slang An erection.

chub up

1. slang To become noticeably overweight. The actor had to chub up for the role, putting on nearly 40 extra pounds.
2. vulgar slang To begin getting an erection.
See also: chub, up


1. adjective Somewhat fat; having plump features. I love going to the beach, but I'm afraid I'm going to look chubby in this swimsuit.
2. noun, vulgar slang An erection.
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n. an erection. (Usually objectionable.) He always gets a chubby when he doesn’t need it and never when he does.


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