Examples of stocky in a Sentence
That outfit makes you look stocky.
the stocky boxer's strength and speed more than make up for his opponent's longer reach
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The long boom that continues to wash across San Francisco alters the landscape in ways that aren’t confined to the South of Market skyline or the stocky boxes of housing that replace gas stations on strips like Van Ness Avenue.
But one day when out birding with a grad student, Bird spotted an Anna’s hummingbird, a stocky, 4-inch-long bird, and his perspective changed.
Right whales have a stocky black body with patches of white-colored skin and can grow to be about 50 feet in length and weigh approximately 79 tons.
Police described the man as stocky, balding with hair around his ears, with a short beard and prescription glasses.
Choi, a stocky, 6-foot-1, 230-pounder, signed as an international free agent in 2009 with Seattle, but was allowed to leave as a minor-league free agent six years later.
The president may have been contemplating his next betrayals of liberty; but his stocky old chaplain was perhaps just marvelling at the convoluted ways of God.
The driver was described as 18-22 yeas-old, 5 feet, 3 inches tall with stocky build and dark hair.
Police say the suspect is an African-American male, between 5 feet, 7 inches and 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with a medium to stocky build, brown eyes, black hair, and a medium to dark complexion.
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STOCKY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stocky for English Language Learners
: short and heavy or broad
STOCKY Defined for Kids
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