One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Slightly plump.‘she was fair, well covered but not fat’
heavily built, stocky, thickset, sturdy, sturdily built, well built, burly, strapping, brawny, muscular, solid, heavy, hefty, girthy, meatyView synonyms
- ‘Yesterday, the animal was sleek and well-covered as he slid into the sea off East Pier in Howth harbour.’
- ‘In Hadji Baba of Isphalan James Morier notes that Turkish men prefer their women well covered whereas in Persia they prefer them slim.’
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