dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information


3 definitions found
 for stocky
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stocky \Stock"y\, a. [From Stock.]
     1. Short and thick; thick rather than tall or corpulent.
        --Addison.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Stocky, twisted, hunchback stems.     --Mrs. H. H.
                                                    Jackson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Headstrong. [Prov. Eng.] --G. Eliot.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stocky
      adj 1: having a short and solid form or stature; "a wrestler of
             compact build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky
             legs"; "a thickset young man" [syn: compact,
             heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "stocky":
     adipose, beefy, big-bellied, bloated, blocky, blowzy, bosomy,
     brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy,
     fat, fattish, fleshy, full, gross, heavyset, hefty, hippy,
     imposing, low-set, lumpish, lumpy, lusty, meaty, mesomorphic,
     obese, overweight, paunchy, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied,
     pudgy, puffy, pug, pugged, pursy, retrousse, roly-poly, rotund,
     short, snub-nosed, solid, squab, square, squat, squattish, squatty,
     stalwart, stout, strapping, stubbed, stubby, stumpy, sturdy,
     swollen, thick, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tubby,
     turned-up, well-fed
  
  

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229