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heavyset

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of heavyset

  1. being compact and broad in build and often short in stature <has the heavyset build of a weight lifter> Synonyms chunky, dumpy, stocky, squat, squatty, stout, stubby, stumpy, thicksetRelated Words beefy, 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, softNear Antonyms delicate, 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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