thickset

adjective thick·set \ ˈthik-ˌset \

Definition of thickset

1 : closely placed; also : growing thickly
  • a thickset wood
2 : having a thick body : burly

First Known Use of thickset

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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THICKSET Defined for English Language Learners

thickset

Definition of thickset for English Language Learners

  • : having a short, thick body


THICKSET Defined for Kids

thickset

adjective thick·set \ ˈthik-ˌset \

Definition of thickset for Students

: stocky


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