stocky


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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 ?
Seizing the stocky, stunted body in his mighty hands Tarzan raised the creature high above his head, hurling him at his fellows who were now gathered ready to bear down upon their erstwhile captive.
There was the same short, stocky trunk upon which rested an enormous head habitually bent forward into the same curvature as the back, the arms shorter than the legs, and the lower leg considerably shorter than that of modern man, the knees bent forward and never straightened.
There must have been a hundred of them--short, stocky men, with great beards that covered their faces and fell upon their hairy breasts.
They were small, stocky horses, but the telltale saddle galls proclaimed their calling.
The first man is described as 5ft 6ins, of stocky build, wearing a jacket which had a light blue top half and dark blue bottom half.
The stocky, unshaven attacker approached the boy and touched him inappropriately.
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A second man was aged 25, 6ft tall, of stocky build and wearing a grey coloured hooded top with the hood up.
The men are described as being around 5ft 7ins tall, one of stocky build and one of thin build.
One of the men involved is described as around 5ft 9in and of stocky build.
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He is described as white, in his early 20s, stocky, with yellow teeth, bushy eyebrows, and hair growth on his top lip.