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thickset

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Pronunciation: /θɪkˈsɛt
 
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Definition of thickset in English:

adjective

(Of a person or animal) heavily or solidly built; stocky: a thickset boy with dark greasy hair
More 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.
Synonyms
Australian/New Zealand nuggety
technical mesomorphic, pyknic
informal hulking
archaic squabby

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