Definition of cobby in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkäbē/


(Of horses, dogs, and other animals) shortish and thickset; stocky.
Example sentences
  • Words such as broad, thick, powerful and cobby defined Persian cats, while Turkish Angoras answered to descriptors that included slim, graceful and lithe.
  • A graceful, medium-size cat - neither cobby nor svelte - the Egyptian mau has randomly distributed spots of varying sizes and shapes on its torso.
  • The Aby is also a cat that strikes a medium between the cobby type and the svelte, elongated breeds.

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Syllabification: cob·by

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