adjective, port·li·er, port·li·est.
Examples from the Web for portly
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.
Mr. Watson was a portly man and weighed about two hundred and twenty pounds, and almost as broad as long.Life Gleanings|T. J. Macon
The Master of the Mint was accompanied by another gentleman almost as portly as himself, and quite as deliberate in his movements.Jack Sheppard, Vol. I (of III)|W. Harrison Ainsworth
A curious little keg this, pretty, portly, and altogether unlike other punch-bowls left us from colonial days.Americana Ebrietatis|Hewson L. Peeke
She was of noble blood, she was portly, she was decidedly middle-aged.The Arbiter|Lady F. E. E. Bell
February 10 a portly, handsome officer arrived at Chihuahua.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith