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Definition of "stocky" [stock•y]

  • Solidly built; sturdy. (adjective)
  • Chubby; plump. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stocky" in a sentence
  • "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?"