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stocky

adjective uk   /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
stockily
adverb uk   /ˈstɒk.ɪ.li/ us    /ˈstɑː.kɪ-/
a stockily-built man
stockiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of stocky from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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