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  1. having a large body build.

  2. stout; stocky.

Origin of heavyset

First recorded in 1920–25; heavy + set

Words Nearby heavyset

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How to use heavyset in a sentence

  • The heavyset, black-bearded Muslim soldier took a spear from the boy standing near him and leveled it at Daoud, his face hard.