Etymology
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chunky (adj.)

"thickset, disproportionately stout," 1751, from chunk (n.) + -y (2). Originally U.S. colloquial. Related: Chunkiness.

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Definitions of chunky

chunky (adj.)
like or containing small sticky lumps;
the dumplings were chunky pieces of uncooked dough
Synonyms: lumpy
chunky (adj.)
short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature;
some people seem born to be square and chunky
Synonyms: dumpy / low-set / squat / squatty / stumpy
From wordnet.princeton.edu