slab-sided

slab-sid·ed

(slăb′sī′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having flat sides.
2. Informal Tall and slim; lanky.
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slab′-sid`ed



adj.
having the sides long and flat.
[1810–20]
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References in classic literature ?
"Besides all, he had an overseer,--great, tall, slab-sided, two-fisted renegade son of Vermont--(begging your pardon),--who had gone through a regular apprenticeship in hardness and brutality and taken his degree to be admitted to practice.
It features boxy, slab-sided profile, a rear with a pair of small upright LE tail-lamps, 360 degree cameras, electric sliding doors, leather upholstery and trim, ambient lighting and air-bags.
There are three trim levels, Active, Allure and our flagship GT Line, with prices starting from PS18,775 with the lowest power diesel engine, Our 129 bhp unit is at its best on a motorway cruise, nice and quiet with only the wind noise reminding you that this is a somewhat boxy, slab-sided vehicle.
Eventually the Model 12 was made in 12, 16, 20 and 28 gauges, with many options, including barrel length, rib, upgraded wood and engraving, the latter an engraver's dream because of the broad canvas the slab-sided pump offered.
There's a complexity to the fascia that's a long way from the cheap plastics and slab-sided architectures that many associate with Jeep.
Visually, you'll spot the chrome grille that seems to take a bite out of each headlight, the nicely chamfered wheel arches and the detail lines in the flanks that help avoid a slab-sided look.
A sweeping crease-line, from the front grille to the rear, breaks up what might otherwise be a slab-sided body, with door handles neatly positioned along this contour.
S?MAXIMUM IMPACT Ford has endowed the Galaxy with a very S-MAX-style front end, so you get that car's Aston Martin-style front grille, along with plenty of shape in the flanks to avoid that slab-sided look that makes so many large MPVs look like panel vans with windows.
Where previous Fortwos have been quite slab-sided, Smart's designers have this time attempted to massage a bit of shape into the flank of the with an almost Volvo-style shoulder line that's most apparent as it melds into the rear light cluster.
Where previous Fortwos have been quite slab-sided, Smart's designers have now attempted to massage a bit of shape into the flank of the Fortwo with an almost Volvostyle shoulder line that's most apparent as it melds into the rear light cluster.
Where previous Fortwos have been quite slab-sided, Smart's designers have this time attempted to massage a bit of shape into the flank of the Fortwo with an almost Volvo-style shoulder line that's most apparent as it melds into the rear light cluster.
It's not the plush PS70,000 current model, but the quaint slab-sided 1970s relic.