Definition of Heavyset

1. Adjective. Having a short and solid form or stature. "A thickset young man"

Exact synonyms: Compact, Stocky, Thick, Thickset
Similar to: Little, Short
Derivative terms: Compactness



Definition of Heavyset

1. Adjective. (of a person) Having a large, solid, imposing bodily appearance; overweight. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Heavyset

1. solidly built; stocky [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heavyset

heavy sink
heavy spar
heavy swell
heavy tail
heavy tails
heavy water
heavy weapon
heavy whipping cream
heavyhanded
heavyhearted
heavyheartedly
heavyheartedness
heavying
heavyish
heavys
heavyset (current term)
heavyweight
heavyweights
heazlewoodite
hebbosome
hebbosomes
hebdomad
hebdomadal
hebdomadally
hebdomadaries
hebdomadary
hebdomads
hebdomatical
hebe
hebe-

Literary usage of Heavyset

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1. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"At least, that's what the intense, heavyset woman who seized the mic at my Soc 200 course said, ..."

2. A Republic, If You Can Keep It: The Foundation of the American Presidency by Michael P. Riccards (1987)
"... them were heavyset, weighing nearly 300 pounds each, and they were labeled, "the largest couple in New York." Knox was an amiable, yet forceful person ..."

3. A Very Public Offering: A Rebel's Story of Business Excess, Success, and by Stephan Paternot, Andrew Essex (2001)
"He's also a heavyset guy, about 200 pounds. He's the kind of guy who's been a businessman most of his life and so never got enough regular exercise other ..."

4. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"He is heavyset, sixty years old. Chief for the last 22 years over 5000 subjects, he has 50 wives and 40 children. His chefferie produced 750 tons of cotton ..."

5. Victor Chapman's Letters from France: With Memoir by Victor Emmanuel Chapman (1917)
"A heavyset man he was, over thirty, and was wounded by a shrapnel in the foot. Born in Maine, living in Richmond. He had thrown up a job on the " Old ..."

6. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"Audie and Alphie are blond and ruddy and a little heavyset, all characteristics they got from their father's side, so add that to the fact that I grew up ..."

7. Ninth Day of Creationby Leonard Crane by Leonard Crane (2000)
"One of them, the faster of the two, was short and wiry. The other man was heavyset and lumbered along in an overcoat. ..."

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