Definition of stockily in US English:



  • See stocky

    • ‘His accomplice, who was also wearing a light blue top, was white, 5ft 7ins tall, stockily built, in his 20s and was wearing sand-coloured casual shoes.’
    • ‘It takes just about two minutes to note what kind of dancers he favors: sturdily - often stockily - built, fleshy men and women with lots of blunt muscle power.’
    • ‘He is said to be in his early 20s, 5ft 8in tall, stockily built with short mousy hair.’
    • ‘The robber who threatened the woman was white, 5ft 8in, stockily built and between 25 and 40.’
    • ‘He was stockily built, about 11 years old, wearing a distinctive bright red tracksuit-like garment and had unusually thick, bushy, fair to gingery hair.’