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stocky

adjective

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being compact and broad in build and often short in stature
  • the stocky boxer's strength and speed more than make up for his opponent's longer reach

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The first known use of stocky was in 1622

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“Stocky.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stocky. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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