[sol-id-loo k-ing]


reassuringly substantial or stable in appearance: They're a very solid-looking, intelligent couple.

Origin of solid-looking

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of solid-looking

Historical Examples of solid-looking

  • He was a solid-looking person, and it seemed absurd to think of lifting him.

  • The outer face—the side that showed on the street—was smooth, solid-looking.

    It Could Be Anything

    John Keith Laumer

  • It was, indeed, the most solid-looking structure in California at that time.

    The Californians

    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

  • They were a solid-looking set of law-students who played cards.

    The Growth of a Soul

    August Strindberg

  • The jail was a small but solid-looking structure, and empty.