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  • adj. having a thick body


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  • Some textured, thick-bodied wall coverings can be applied directly to paneling; check with an experienced wallpaper dealer to see what is available.

    Do it yourself

  • All the cottonmouths I've ever seen, and I've seen a lot, have been stubby, thick-bodied snakes with a much more pronounced triangular head.

    Catfish Eats Water Moccasin

  • The absorbed visionary, the thick-bodied steed, and the bald-headed groom hover at the edge of our space.

    A Transfiguring Moment

  • She took a deep breath, as though a large, thick-bodied bird had just taken flight from her chest.

    The Glass Rainbow

  • He tried to keep his weight down by playing handball, but he only got more thick-bodied as a result, and the black hair on his arms and chest made him look simian behind his desk.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • He was a thick-bodied man who wore blue suits, a pearl-gray Stetson, and a fat watch in his vest pocket.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • Locusts are thick-bodied insects with small straight wings.

    It’s Your Time

  • Flavor: thick-bodied but light in the flavor, there's a faint tangy brightness in the end; tastes like a more-full bodied Newcastle but without the strong nuttiness that Newcastle has

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  • A thick-bodied gray gecko had come down from the wall and was on my bed.


  • Sara had always been the athletic one, thick-bodied for a girl her age, and formidable on the field.



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