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adj. block·i·er, block·i·est
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like a block, esp in shape and solidity
ˈblockiness n
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(ˈblɒk i)

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