Accuser No. 3, a stocky brunette with what appeared to be a permanently knitted brow, said he first met Sandusky in 1999.
I confess that I first opened this stocky book with a skeptical mind.
No more than a couple of minutes later, a stocky doctor emerges from the emergency room and crooks his finger at me.
Abu Hamid, a stocky 42-year-old with a salt-and-pepper beard, should know.
The stocky, intense son of immigrant parents, Chayefksy was born and raised in the Bronx.
On the very threshold, a stocky store employee interposed a hand in front of John.
The stranger was stocky and strong, his muscles toughened by a sailor's activities.
"No dreamer, this man," thought McGuire as he looked at the short, stocky figure of the scientist.
He could see him going down the street—short, stocky, slow, dumb.
He was a stocky little man, dressed in a gray linen blouse, with a cap on his head, and was seated in an armchair.
c.1400, "made of wood," from stock (n.1). Of plants, "of stout and sturdy growth" (not weedy) it is recorded from 1620s. Of persons, "thick-set," 1670s, suggestive of tree trunks, but cf. also stock in sense of "trunk of the human body" (late 14c.).