stocky

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adjective \ˈstä-kē\

Definition of stocky

stockier

;

stockiest

  1. :  compact, sturdy, and relatively thick in build

stockily

play \ˈstä-kə-lē\ adverb

stockiness

play \ˈstä-kē-nəs\ noun

Examples of stocky in a Sentence

  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

Recent Examples of stocky from the Web

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First Known Use of stocky

1622


STOCKY Defined for English Language Learners

stocky

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adjective

Definition of stocky for English Language Learners

  • : short and heavy or broad


STOCKY Defined for Kids

stocky

play
adjective \ˈstä-kē\

Definition of stocky for Students

stockier

;

stockiest

  1. :  short, broad, and sturdy in build a stocky man



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