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Syllabification: thick·set
Pronunciation: /THikˈset
, ˈTHikˌset

Definition of thickset in English:


(Of a person or animal) heavily or solidly built; stocky.
Example sentences
  • Yes, I was accosted, again, in my driveway with two very thickset people, attempted to get into the car at night.
  • A thickset woman with very short, dark hair, she was silent and barely flinched as people passing her hissed insults into her ear.
  • One afternoon a short, thickset visitor, bearded and dressed à la mode, presented himself backstage.
stocky, sturdy, big-boned, heavily built, well built, chunky, burly, strapping, brawny, solid, blocky, heavy, hefty, beefy, meaty

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