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 ?
There must have been a hundred of them--short, stocky men, with great beards that covered their faces and fell upon their hairy breasts.
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.
They were small, stocky horses, but the telltale saddle galls proclaimed their calling.
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Reece, a stocky right-hander whose constant smile on the mound is a bewildering contrast to his fiery competitiveness, took over from there.
Police are looking for a mixed race man, of a stocky build, around 5ft 10ins tall, clean shaven and aged around 18.
Her attacker is described as being a stocky black man, in his 20s, wearing dark clothing and a black woollen hat with a white Nike logo, while the second man is of skinny build, in his late teens and lighter skinned.
The first man, who was carrying the gun, was 6ft and of stocky build.
She said one man was stocky, one was black and stocky, and the other man was about 5ft 6in.
She is described as 5ft 5in tall, stocky build, fresh complexion with blue eyes and blonde hair.
Stocky running back Laron McIntyre (5-7, 180) is back.