from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Solidly built; sturdy.
- adj. Chubby; plump.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. sturdy; solidly built; heavy and compact
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Short and thick; thick rather than tall or corpulent.
- adj. Headstrong.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Short and stout; stumpy; stock-like.
- In zoology, of stout or thick-set form; stout-bodied.
- In botany, having a strong, stout stem, not spindling.
- Headstrong; stubborn.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a short and solid form or stature
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The assailant was described as a stocky, muscular black male wearing a baseball cap with a "B" on the front, a dark hooded sweatshirt, and dark jeans.
The suspect was described as a stocky, white male in his 40s wearing a ball cap and driving a green minivan.
As far as what he said about the stocky black guy: he was also described as a stocky or maybe even fat white guy, and that wasn't racist, was it?
You recall the stocky man with the wide golden belt and the red-gold beard?
For they are a little people, smaller than Dwarves: less stout and stocky, that is, even when they are not actually much shorter.
For they are a little people, smaller than Dwarves: less tout and stocky, that is, even when they are not actually much shorter.
In all three cases, the robber is described as a stocky white man.
The suspect is described as stocky, between 200 and 250 pounds and standing a little over six feet tall.
According to police, the suspect, described as a stocky Hispanic man about 5 feet 9 inches tall, approached a woman in the area of Columbus Avenue and Chandler Street around 8: 20 a.m.
The suspect is described as a stocky, white male in his late 30s to early 40s.