Meaning of “stocky” in the English Dictionary

"stocky" in British English

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stockyadjective

uk /ˈstɒk.i/ us /ˈstɑː.ki/
stockily
adverb uk /ˈstɒk.əl.i/ us /ˈstɑː.kəl.i/

a stockily-built man
stockiness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈstɒk.i.nəs/ us /ˈstɑː.ki.nəs/

(Definition of “stocky” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"stocky" in American English

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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)