blocky

[ blok-ee ]
/ ˈblɒk i /

adjective, block·i·er, block·i·est.

heavily built; solid; stocky.
marked by blocks or patches of unequally distributed light and shade, as in a photograph.

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Origin of blocky

First recorded in 1870–75; block + -y1
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British Dictionary definitions for blocky

blocky

adjective

like a block, esp in shape and solidity

Derived forms of blocky

blockiness, noun
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