of solid and sturdy form or build; thick-set and, usually, short.
having a strong, stout stem, as a plant.
- stock·i·ly, adverb
- stock·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stocky
(usually of a person) thickset; sturdy
- stockily, adverb
- stockiness, noun
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