Penmanship, if taught at all, is best taught using fat crayons or short and stubby pencils, as it forces their little fingers to hold the pencil correctly rather than grabbing it with their whole fist.
In addition, small muscles tire more easily than large ones, and the short, stubby fingers of preschoolers make delicate or complicated tasks more difficult.
The stubby antenna may be a turn off for some people, but its adequate spec sheet may be enough to win over people looking for an entry-level phone.
In achondroplasia, the long bones fail to develop normally, making the arms and legs disproportionately short and stubby (and sometimes curved).
Many phones these days, however, don't have the "stubby" antenna anymore, opting for an internal device to grab the cell phone signal.
At the same time, you may find that mobile phones with "stubby" antennas get better receptions that phones with internal antennas.
Fritz pointed a stubby finger at her.
Puckering up his face though smiling, and showing his short strong teeth, he began with stubby fingers of both hands to ruffle up his thick tangled black hair.
Destiny touched its soft furry body and stubby ears.
To further enhance yield, at the same time Borlaug bred wheat strains with short, stubby stalks, which were able to better handle more weight of grain.