Definition of 'stocky'
Example sentences containing 'stocky'
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He dressed his stocky figure with casual elegance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Like many of the aircrew he was short and stocky. BomberGenerally for springboard it is better to be shorter and a little bit stocky rather than tall and thin. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His legs are short and stocky. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The aspect of the barbarian is fierce, his body stocky and robust. JEM SULTAN: The Adventures of a Captive Turkish Prince in Renaissance Europe (2004)He is small, stocky and smiling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He's quite small and stocky. The Sun (2014)He's short, stocky and very strong with powerful thigh muscles. The Sun (2015)He was a stocky man in his fifties, with thin, gray hair. The Other Side of MeHer mind was her great gift, the compensation for a large, plain face and a stocky figure. Between Worlds: A Reader, Rhetoric and Handbook (1995)Always a stocky man, he lost weight while in detention, but it has now been entirely restored. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His chin is yet to be seriously tested but his stocky 5ft 7in frame certainly has a compact look about it. The Sun (2013)He shuffles across the room, his blue eyes wide and staring, a shapeless grey shirt hanging over his stocky frame. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My father and myself stood slightly apart from them, short and stocky both, but with our feet firmly on the ground. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)
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Used Occasionally. stocky is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'stocky'
British English: stocky ADJECTIVE
A stocky person has a body that is broad, solid, and often short.
...a short stocky man in his forties.
Definition of stocky from the Collins English Dictionary
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