1. [syn: compact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thickset]
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.
Stocky, twisted, hunchback stems. --Mrs. H. H.
2. Headstrong. [Prov. Eng.] --G. Eliot.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
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]
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,