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synonyms for stocky

  • chunky
  • corpulent
  • stout
  • sturdy
  • fat
  • heavyset
  • plump
  • solid
  • squat
  • stubby
  • thick
  • thickset

antonyms for stocky

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  • skinny
  • thin
  • weak
  • lanky
  • tall
  • underweight
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How to use stocky in a sentence

The article described Sumner as a “fair-skinned, green-eyed beauty,” while Zayak was described as “terrier-like” in her determination and “stocky,” comparing her physique to that of baseball’s Pete Rose.
THE QUAD JUMP REVOLUTION HAS TRANSFORMED WOMEN’S FIGURE SKATING. HOW FAR WILL IT GO?DVORA MEYERSFEBRUARY 3, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Roberto is stocky and heavy, so it’s hard to go up the hill.
THE BORDER PATROL AGENT WHO THREW AWAY HIS BADGEGABBRIEL SCHIVONENOVEMBER 29, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
When you first spy the pillow-y shape of a Myobatrachus gouldii or the stocky arms of a Hemisus perreti, you might not think of how much muscle is packed in there.
THESE BUFF FROGS NEVER SKIP ARM DAYSARA KILEY WATSONSEPTEMBER 25, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Superphosphate makes dark-colored, thick-leaved, stocky (p. 419) plants.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
An express rolled in and cutting over for it, the stocky man brushed Lamb.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A stocky man dodged around from behind the woman and came rapidly down the platform, neat, crisp, briefcase under his arm.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
One of them was short and rather stocky, and his face had a sort of hard, hungry look; and the other was big and barrel-bodied.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
At once I noticed that a new man had appeared among them—a red-faced, stocky man wearing a frock-coat and a shiny silk hat.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Gregory's voice again; Benson saw the speaker; short, stocky, gray-haired, stubborn lines about the mouth.
HUNTER PATROLHENRY BEAM PIPER AND JOHN J. MCGUIRE
He was about five and a half feet in height, I judged, and fairly stocky.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STOCKY

  • able-bodied
  • athletic
  • beefcake
  • beefy
  • big
  • brawny
  • bruising
  • bulky
  • gorillalike
  • hefty
  • hulking
  • hulky
  • muscular
  • portly
  • powerful
  • stocky
  • stout
  • strapping
  • strong
  • sturdy
  • thickset
  • well-built
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