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block·y

 (blŏk′ē)
adj. block·i·er, block·i·est
Blockish.

blocky

adj
like a block, esp in shape and solidity
ˈblockiness n

block•y

(ˈblɒk i)

adj. block•i•er, block•i•est.
1. heavily built; stocky.
2. marked by blocks or patches, as in a photograph.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.blocky - resembling a block in shapeblocky - resembling a block in shape    
cubic, three-dimensional - having three dimensions

blocky

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
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