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English definition of “stocky”

stocky

adjective     /ˈstɒk.i/ US  /ˈstɑː.ki/
describes a person , especially a man, whose body is wide across the shoulders and chest and who is short : The man was described as short and stocky and very strong . → Synonym thicksetFat or well-built stockily     /ˈstɒk.ɪ.li/ US  /ˈstɑː.kɪ-/ adverb a stockily-built manFat or well-built stockiness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Fat or well-built
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