[ stok-ee ]
/ ˈstɒk i /
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adjective, stock·i·er, stock·i·est.
of solid and sturdy form or build; thick-set and, usually, short.
having a strong, stout stem, as a plant.
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Origin of stocky
OTHER WORDS FROM stockystock·i·ly, adverbstock·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for stocky
/ (ˈstɒkɪ) /
adjective stockier or stockiest
(usually of a person) thickset; sturdy
Derived forms of stockystockily, adverbstockiness, noun
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