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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstockystock‧y /ˈstɒki $ ˈstɑː-/ adjective (comparative stockier, superlative stockiest)  STRONG PERSONa stocky person is short and heavy and looks strong a stocky buildsee thesaurus at shortstockily adverbstockiness noun [uncountable]
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stockyThe sisters had similar features but Rachel was shorter and stockier.The picture shows him as a stocky, almost rotund man.He's a big stocky bloke and he plays rugby.a blond, stocky boyThe missing man is about 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 170 pounds with a stocky build.That's the stocky figure of Malachi Horan going down the hill now.He was a stocky, forty-year-old Londoner with a pale skin and crew-cut red hair.Shorter than Carver - five foot seven - he was heavily built with wide shoulders and stocky legs.Brandon's quite stocky really, isn't he?Claire was the younger sister; square-jawed and stocky, the one with the head for business.He identified Davis as one of the people and described the other as a stocky woman with a ruddy complexion.stocky buildHe's in his late twenties, about five feet ten and of a stocky build.The missing man is about 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 170 pounds with a stocky build.Witnesses described the running man as about 5', of stocky build, and with an extremely florid complexion.A homely man of stocky build he sported an untidy moustache.
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