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adj. stock·i·er, stock·i·est
1. Solidly built; sturdy.
2. Chubby; plump.

stock′i·ly adv.
stock′i·ness n.
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Adv.1.stockily - so as to be stocky; "he was stockily built"
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[ˈstɒkɪlɪ] ADV stockily builtde complexión robusta
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adv stockily builtstämmig
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(ˈstoki) adjective
(of a person etc) short, often rather stout and usually strong. a stocky little boy.
ˈstockily adverb
ˈstockiness noun
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