Examples of heavyset in a Sentence
has the heavyset build of a weight lifter
Recent Examples of heavyset from the Web
One is a Hispanic man, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and heavyset.
The suspect was described as a heavyset black woman in her 40s who stood about 5 feet 4, wore a red baseball hat and black sweater and carried a black backpack.
In the foreground is a large man, heavyset and jowly.
Piper said her attacker is a young, heavyset black female, possibly between the ages of 16 to 20.
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.
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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
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