adjective \ˈstä-kē\

: short and heavy or broad


Full Definition of STOCKY

:  compact, sturdy, and relatively thick in build
stock·i·ly \ˈstä-kə-lē\ adverb
stock·i·ness \ˈstä-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of STOCKY

  1. That outfit makes you look stocky.
  2. <the stocky boxer's strength and speed more than make up for his opponent's longer reach>

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Rhymes with STOCKY


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