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stock·y

 (stŏk′ē)
adj. stock·i·er, stock·i·est
1. Solidly built; sturdy.
2. Chubby; plump.

stock′i·ly adv.
stock′i·ness n.

stocky

(ˈstɒkɪ)
adj, stockier or stockiest
(usually of a person) thickset; sturdy
ˈstockily adv
ˈstockiness n

stock•y

(ˈstɒk i)

adj. stock•i•er, stock•i•est.
1. of sturdy form or build and, usu., short; thickset.
2. having a strong, stout stem, as a plant.
[1350–1400]
stock′i•ly, adv.
stock′i•ness, n.

stocky

- A derivative of stock, which first meant "trunk, block of wood," in Old English.
See also related terms for trunk.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.stocky - 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"

stocky

adjective thickset, solid, sturdy, chunky, stubby, dumpy, stumpy, mesomorphic She had been quite a stocky girl.

stocky

adjective
Short, heavy, and solidly built:
Translations
رَبْع القامَه، مَرْبوع، قَصير وَسَمين
sporý
tætbygget
samanrekinn
kresnai
druknsplecīgs

stocky

[ˈstɒkɪ] ADJ (stockier (compar) (stockiest (superl))) → fornido

stocky

[ˈstɒki] adj [person, build, figure] → trapu(e), râblé(e)

stocky

adj (+er)stämmig

stocky

[ˈstɒkɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → tarchiato/a, tozzo/a

stocky

(ˈstoki) adjective
(of a person etc) short, often rather stout and usually strong. a stocky little boy.
ˈstockily adverb
ˈstockiness noun

stocky

a. robusto-a.

stocky

adj robusto, fornido
References in classic literature ?
It was not so much his great height that marked him, for the "natives" were easily singled out by their lank longitude from the stockier foreign breed: it was the careless powerful look he had, in spite of a lameness checking each step like the jerk of a chain.
His accomplice has paler skin and is 5ft tall with ginger hair and a stockier build.
It weighs as much as a cheetah, but is shorter and stockier.
The later models were altered, becoming stockier to conform to new breed.
However, the body shape of gray treefrogs is stockier than cinerea, and the snout is blunt and rounded.
Keep it green with an Keep it green with an assortment of tall plant pots that can sit happily on the deck or stockier plants for a side table.
KEEP greenery close by with tall pots that can sit happily on the deck or stockier plants that can sit on a side table.
He was slightly stockier, clean shaven and wore a distinctive striped cap.
The observer indicated that the mantle was too pale for a Lesser Black-backed Gull, but the wings were shorter and the body was stockier than is typical for a Lesser Black-backed Gull (Fig.
Caption: Chemical modifications of DNA that may have dialed down the activity of genes related to limb growth may help explain why Neandertals (front) had stockier frames than modern humans (back) do.
Basically, mastodons were shorter and stockier than mammoths with differently shaped tusks, and they lived alongside each other as they did not complete for the same food.