heavyset


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heav·y·set

 (hĕv′ē-sĕt′)
adj.
Having a stout or compact build.

heav•y•set

(ˈhɛv iˈsɛt)

adj.
having a large or stocky body build.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.heavyset - having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a thickset young man"
short, little - low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"

heavyset

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
Translations

heavyset

adj macizo, fornido
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Heavyset Wilson will be out of pocket a further PS290 after being ordered to cover the costs of damage he caused to a TV belonging to his pensioner victim.
The robber in three of the four crimes is described as heavyset.
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Police said in the latest incident it did not appear the man noticed his attacker who was described as Hispanic, in her 20s and heavyset.
Police describe her as a heavyset woman in her 20s, wearing a ski jacket and sneakers.
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Officer Johnna Watson did not give any details about the suspect, but authorities earlier described the gunman as a heavyset Korean man in his 40s wearing khaki clothing.
Officer Johnna Watson did not give any other details about the suspect, but authorities earlier described the gunman as a heavyset Korean man in his 40s wearing khaki clothing.
It's the image of a slightly heavyset, pimply youngun' hunched over the latest technological masterpiece, ignorant of a devilish looking shadow lurking behind them resembling the likes of any tech "guru" you'd like to name--the scene is almost pedophilic.
Barnes is described as white, 5ft 10in, heavyset, with light-brown short, receding hair.
Barnes is described as being white, 5ft 10ins tall, heavyset, with light-brown short, receding hair.