Definition of Stockily

1. Adverb. So as to be stocky. "He was stockily built"

Partainyms: Stocky



Definition of Stockily

1. Adverb. In a stocky manner. ¹

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Definition of Stockily

1. in a stocky manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stockily

stockers
stockfeed
stockfish
stockfishes
stockgrower
stockgrowers
stockholder
stockholder of record
stockholders
stockholders meeting
stockholding
stockholdings
stockhorn
stockier
stockiest
stockily (current term)
stockin'
stockin's
stockiness
stockinesses
stockinet
stockinets
stockinette
stockinette stitch
stockinettes
stocking
stocking-feet
stocking-foot
stocking-stuffer
stocking-stuffers

Literary usage of Stockily

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1. The Iron Ration: Three Years in Warring Central Europe by George Abel Schreiner (1918)
"The clerk was engaged in earnest conversation with a stockily built man of middle age. ... inquired the stockily built man. "Rather tall, smooth shaven, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... with a white flare on his face), and Burnett's "Gyp,* a pure white bitch low on the legs and stockily built, not unlike the old-fashioned bull-terrier. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It is smaller than the European wildcat, stockily built, has a moderately long tail and a coat of long hair. The general color is yellowish white, ..."

4. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1901)
"Because of the greater abundance and length of its pelage this animal seems very stockily built, but this is not the case. ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"On the other side were a middle-aged, stockily built man known as "Billy," or "the missionary's man," and his wife, with two girls ..."

6. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1895)
"Before she had done so, however, an alert young fellow, stockily built, caught Mademoiselle's other arm, and drew her back to the pavement and Nurse ..."

7. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"She was not tall, was stockily built, had a thick neck, rather heavy features, an opaque complexion and dull eyes. She wore her blackish hair cut in a ..."

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