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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
In the red glow of the camp-fire I towered over the stocky little husband as he introduced me.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
He was a short, stocky man, compared with the slender, graceful figure of the captain.
THE WHISPERING SPHERESRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STOCKY

  • fat
  • heavyset
  • squat
  • stocky
  • stout
  • stumpy
  • thick-bodied
  • thickset
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