Humor Web Humor The Absolute Unit Meme Launches All Things Chunky Into Viral Infamy Share PINTEREST Email Print Via Reddit Web Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated January 24, 2020 With more than 50,000 members, the "Absolute Unit" subreddit is a treasure trove of "thicc," "chonky," and double-XL people, animals, and things. Discover how the absolute unit meme can incorporate anything that's bigger than average, from cucumbers to cows and everything in between. 01 of 28 Absolute Unit Cucumber Via Reddit Imagine expecting a ripe, juicy, delectable watermelon and instead cutting into a dry, overly-large cucumber.... Cue sad gardener sounds. 02 of 28 Absolute Unit Street Cat Via Reddit "Oh lawd, he comin'" 03 of 28 Andre Rush, White House Chef Via Reddit Something tells us that Andre hits the gym pretty regularly. (That 'something' is the size of those biceps!) 04 of 28 Kitbull for Sale Via Reddit Are we absolutely sure this isn't Photoshop? That cat is ripped! 05 of 28 Found in a Turkish Market Via Reddit We don't make plus sizes but we do have our patented "wide load" mannequins. 06 of 28 Just Like Twins. Sort Of. Via Reddit "I laugh when people ask how I tell them apart." 07 of 28 This Absolute Unit of a Gopher Was Spotted at the Zoo Via Reddit He's as round as he is tall, and that's okay. 08 of 28 Speaking of Round Via Reddit Is that a seal or a beach ball? 09 of 28 Absolute Unit Bunny Rabbit Via Reddit When your rabbit can be described as "child-sized," you know we are dealing with an absolute unit. 10 of 28 Maybe That's an Exceptionally Small Scuba Diver? Via Reddit This absolute unit of a jellyfish was spotted near the coast of the United Kingdom. Not terrifying at all! 11 of 28 Big Jake Is the Largest Horse in the World Via Reddit This 16-year old Belgian Draft horse is the largest horse in the world at 7 ft. tall and 2,600 pounds, making him THE absolute unit of the equine world. 12 of 28 Goofy Sunfish Always Looks Stoned Via Reddit Sunfish are units, yo. Adults can get to be almost 11 feet long and weigh over 5,000 pounds. 13 of 28 Somebody Stepped on Your Gator Via Reddit Who knew that alligators tend to get... flatter... when they gain weight? Learned something new today, didn't we? 14 of 28 Snailed It! Via Reddit First of all, who knew snails could get this big? Secondly, who knew that they secretly have bunny faces? Nature, you so crazy. 15 of 28 A Rather Nice Bison Via Reddit This bison was captured so that ranchers can administer blood tests and tag each member of the herd. This male weighed in at about 3,000! That's a lot of bison burgers. 16 of 28 Maybe They're Medicinal? Via Reddit Someone shared this picture of their coworker’s chunky sneakers and they definitely qualify as absolute units. They also probably qualify for AARP insurance. 17 of 28 Absolute Unit Sunflower Via Reddit That's like, really big. Is there a giant, a magical harp, and a goose that lays golden eggs at the top? 18 of 28 There's Nothing Baby About This Babybel Via Reddit Who needs a small snack when you can cram an entire wheel of cheese into your gullet? 19 of 28 This Trash Panda Needs to Lay Off the Trash Via Reddit When Bill Nye the Science Guy is calling you "thicc," maybe it's time to lay off the Cheetos. 20 of 28 The Deer to End All Deer Via Reddit If I saw this on the game camera in my backyard I would have to move. 21 of 28 Chinchilla Got Back Via Reddit "It's mostly fluff, I swear!" -- This chubby chinchilla. 22 of 28 Don't Judge Me! Via Reddit If you wanted to know what a pregnant Guinea pig looks like this is your lucky day. 23 of 28 The Diet Starts TOMORROW Via Reddit "But look, I'm eating lettuce! Of course earlier I had three Big Macs and a tray of pasta salad, but right now I'm eating lettuce." 24 of 28 Derpy Predator Reporting for Duty Via Reddit The manul (or Pallas's cat) lives in Central Asia and, in this case anyway, is a socially-awkward, cross-eyed chubster disguised as an apex predator. 25 of 28 Not to Be Confused With This Unit Via Reddit The mountain lion, AKA the last thing you'll ever see while hiking through a canyon in California. 26 of 28 Where Do I Find the Air Release Valve? Via Reddit "Got stung by a wasp and my foot became an absolute unit." 27 of 28 Meet Knickers Via Reddit According to "The Washington Post," Knickers is neither a cow nor a giant, not that you'd be able to prove it from this widely-circulated photo that makes him look like the most absolute of absolute units EVER. "At the shoulder, Knickers stands a mighty 6’4”, which means he’s two inches taller than Arnold Schwarzenegger. And he weighs roughly 2,800 pounds, which is the approximate equivalent of 14-and-a-half Danny DeVitos." That's a lot of Danny DeVitos! 28 of 28 Last but Not Least: Absolute Military Unit Via Reddit The Mil Mi-26 is the largest and most powerful helicopter in the world. How does something that big even stay in the air? That's a rhetorical question—I wouldn't understand the answer anyway.