Examples of heavyset in a Sentence
has the heavyset build of a weight lifter
Recent Examples of heavyset from the Web
Zerai, a heavyset man in a white soutane, a crucifix hanging from his neck, laughs at this new twist of fate.
Geremy Jasper’s endearing, infectiously inspiring debut feature stars freckled, frizzy-haired Danielle Macdonald as Patti, a heavyset white girl who longs to be a rapper.
His neighbor, a heavyset white guy with a buzz cut, had just pulled up in his pickup truck.
The store was packed, mostly with heavyset women like me.
The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department described the man as a bearded, heavyset white adult between 50 and 60 years old.
Online, people cracked jokes about the sight of the heavyset Christie in a beach chair.
Commenters on social media mocked the governor as selfish and arrogant and cracked jokes about the sight of the heavyset Christie in a beach chair in sandals, shorts and a T-shirt.
One is heavyset with a ponytail, and the other had a thin build and wore a black head scarf, police said.
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First Known Use of heavyset
Synonymschunky, dumpy, stocky, squat, squatty, stout, stubby, stumpy, thickset
Related Wordsbeefy, brawny, bulky, burly, husky, sturdy, thick, thickish, weighty; chubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, full, gross, heavy, obese, overweight, plump, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, round, tubby; paunchy, potbellied; flabby, soft
Near Antonymsdelicate, fragile, frail, puny; lean, skinny, slender, slim, spare, thin; angular, bony (also boney), gaunt, lank, lanky, rawboned, sinewy; scraggy, scrawny, slight; anorexic, cadaverous, emaciated, haggard, skeletal, wasted; spindly, twiggy, waspish, weedy, willowy, wiry
HEAVYSET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of heavyset for English Language Learners
: having a heavy and often somewhat fat body
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