stocky

[ stok-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF stocky

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STOCKY

He reached the thin edge of the grove, stood behind a stocky bush and waited.

He was a stocky fellow, wearing blue overalls and a red sweater.

"He's never tired," she thought, her eyes glancing at the stocky figure.

The stranger was stocky and strong, his muscles toughened by a sailor's activities.

He could see him going down the street—short, stocky, slow, dumb.

The King was short and stocky and resolute, as if to overcome his own shortcomings.

Low-growing, stocky, and branching plants are the most productive.

The man was short and stocky, with Asiatic features and a long, stringy mustache.

Occasionally a stocky, swarthy individual shows Wallon extraction.

The fat that sheathed his stocky body had obviously not touched his mind.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STOCKY

stumpy

adjectiveshort and thick
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