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synonyms for thickset

  • blocky
  • chunky
  • compact
  • corpulent
  • dumpy
  • fat
  • heavyset
  • plump
  • solid
  • squat
  • stodgy
  • stout
  • stubby
  • stumpy
  • sturdy
  • thick
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How to use thickset in a sentence

A former groom; born about 1767; short, thickset, wife-led, one-eyed.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
He was a short, thickset man with white side whiskers, and looked like an infuriated Santa Claus, for he was covered with snow.
THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
Vulcan is represented as rather short and thickset, lame in one foot, with a cap on his curly head, and a hammer in his hand.
'ROUND THE YEAR IN MYTH AND SONGFLORENCE HOLBROOK
Nearly every warrior in camp recognized the short, thickset figure and the broad, pleasant face when they presented themselves.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
He is swarth and thickset, and some five feet eight inches—full six inches under your own height.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
A thickset personage, sitting near him, officiated as secretary—to judge at least from the inkstand with which he was provided.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
A thickset, grizzled man with an honest face, now screwed up in a puzzled expression, bent forward over the dasher.
PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
Besides, when I went out early in the morning, I found the bandbox beyond the thickset hedge.
WANDERING GHOSTSF. MARION CRAWFORD
Our friend Pinto, he mused as a thickset figure jogged past.
THE GRAY PHANTOM'S RETURNHERMAN LANDON
"It might be done," said a middle-aged, thickset man, in a thoughtful tone.
SYBILBENJAMIN DISRAELI
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THICKSET

  • bulky
  • burly
  • heavy
  • hulking
  • husky
  • muscular
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • thickset
  • weighty
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