- The definition of stocky is someone who is broad and sturdily built or who is somewhat heavyset.
An example of stocky is a shorter man with broad shoulders and big bones.
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adjective stock·i·er, stock·i·est
- Solidly built; sturdy.
- Chubby; plump.
- stockˈi·ly adverb
- stockˈi·ness noun