OTHER WORDS FROM portlyport·li·ness, nounun·port·ly, adjective
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How to use portly in a sentence
How many Benny Hill scenes involved the creepy, portly man zooming about perilously near an unfathomably stacked woman?
The portly, balding Sabah, a father of two, glances nervously at the television.
A moment later I saw my scowling taxi driver darting toward the ticket booth with a companion, a portly man in a checked shirt.
From Alec “The Bloviator” Baldwin to “portly pepperpot” Monica Lewinsky, revisit his chief rogue targets.
He was a big man, and looked bigger than he was; good-looking too; ruddy, portly, well-dressed and formal.
In appearance he was tall and portly, and his bearing, carriage and presence were gentlemanly and refined.
A portly woman, whom Isabel knew to be the mother of a brood, was far more anxious to please.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Madame Valmonde bent her portly figure over Desiree and kissed her, holding her an instant tenderly in her arms.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
As he was old and portly, and I young and spare, this disguise had cost me no little thought and labor.The Staircase At The Hearts Delight|Anna Katharine Green (Mrs. Charles Rohlfs)