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"stocky" in British English

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stockyadjective

uk   /ˈstɒk.i/  us   /ˈstɑː.ki/
A stocky ​person, ​especially a man is ​fairlyshort and has a ​body that is ​wideacross the ​shoulders and ​chest: 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   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of stocky from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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stockyadjective

 us   /ˈstɑk·i/
(esp. of a man) ​wide and strong-looking: He was ​shorter and stockier than I ​expected.
(Definition of stocky from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “stocky”
in Spanish fornido, robusto…
in Vietnamese bè bè, chắc nịch…
in Malaysian pendek gempal…
in Thai อ้วนเตี้ย…
in French trapu…
in German stämmig…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指男子)矮壮的,敦实的…
in Turkish tıknaz…
in Russian приземистый, коренастый…
in Indonesian pendek gemuk…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指男子)矮壯的,結實的…
in Polish krępy…
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