Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Blockish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling a block in shape.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In photography, having the appearance of being printed in blocks, from an unequal distribution of light and shade.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. resembling a block in shape

Etymologies

block +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Trying to make a girl look sexy in blocky Minimates form is demented.

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  • That plan, described as "blocky" in the presentation given to tenants, wouldn't retain the current sight lines and offers fewer amenities than the broader plan.

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  • The Bushe has been described as a blocky kind of a lava while the younger lava which also form escarpments have been described as having splintery properties that may not give way to form the rounded and blocky shapes the artisans wanted.

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  • There is nothing blocky, which is always a plus, and everything has a sense of being real.

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  • If that ends up looking to "blocky", you may be able to add some trim over the seam (where the band joins the dress) to help break things up.

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  • The avatar looking at the art exhibit appears as a video game character--a somewhat abstract, slightly "blocky" artistic rendering of human--while the photo of a person in the art exhibit itself appears to be "realistic" given that it is an actual photograph.

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  • That she was somewhat "blocky" above water was doubtless true of her, as of most of her class; but that she was not unshapely below the water-line is quite certain, for the re markable return passage she made to England

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  • The rocky, mountainous terrain, partly obscured by clouds, looks good, as do the grass and trees further down the slopes; a low flyover doesn't expose the kind of blocky textures present in the original game.

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  • Colours are generally very white and the samples showed numerous examples of 'blocky' makeable and strong crystal forms that tend to lead to strong polished yields and demand a premium.

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  • Blocks and Blur - turn sections of the drawing "blocky" or "blurry" with the paint brush

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