(Of a person) having a large, broad, and strong body: he was tall and heavily built
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- Some male passengers confessed to being nervous about offering a seat to a woman in case she was heavily built rather than pregnant.
- The head waiter, a heavily built, bespectacled man in his forties, wore a barely ironed shirt entirely untucked from his trousers.
- He was a heavily built man, big boned, not fat, with raven black hair.
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Syllabification: heav·i·ly built
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