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
Recent Examples of stocky from the Web
The stocky guard shut down Newton North’s Ethan Wright in the Division 1 South playoffs, holding Wright to 9 points on 4-of-11 shooting.
Vatrano, 23, is an undersized but stocky forward at 5-foot-9 and 201 pounds.
The stocky one, Robert Mitchell, lived around the corner, and would sometimes buy the barbecue sandwiches Oliver sold on Sunday nights.
Police described the man as white, about 6 feet 1 inch tall, with a stocky build and wearing a black hat, a Carhartt jacket and black pants.
His clients describe him as about 40 years old, short and stocky.
The restaurant’s proprietor, a stern, stocky Bangladeshi man in his thirties named Sadek, circulated among the diners.
Rivera is described as bald, having a stocky build with hair around his ears, a short beard and glasses.
But then a stocky young man asks to use the phone, and the staffer leaves the frame for a moment—long enough for the young man, Steven (Bo Mitchell), to pull an automatic rifle out of his bag.
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First Known Use of stocky
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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