heavyset


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Synonyms for heavyset

Synonyms for heavyset

having a short and solid form or stature

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One was described as having a thin build and wearing dark-colored gloves, the other as heavyset with white gloves.
An attempt by a friend of the Dikler's to grab a word was blocked by a heavyset bouncer at the entrance to the box, where the chandelier and glass rattled worringly in the teeth of the strong gale.
He was a white male, heavyset, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 175 to 200 pounds, with brown hair.
His not-so-veiled implication is that this gay marriage business is the stuff of dour and heavyset gay people who aren't hot enough to be as free as every dance-floor tilt instructs us to be.
The theory is that these projects will finally give the heavyset crowd a chance to get a slimming workout.
Claire Washburn, the heavyset black female medical examiner for San Francisco, joins three white female professionals to solve crimes that have stumped the system.
The building's air conditioning didn't seem to be working properly, and Meyers, a tall, heavyset man, was sweating profusely--probably from the heat, but perhaps from the Sisyphean task of arguing against any effort by the federal government to ban these vicious killer fish.
The neighborhood junkies, hustlers and ordinary urban poor convey a nonthreatening realism, but Mateo (Djimon Hounsou), a heavyset black artist whose door is marked "Keep Out," seems a cause for concern.
Here, a heavyset male, trained in ballroom dancing, and an athletic female post-modern dancer navigate a tennis court littered with props from Les Miserables.
The man was described as heavyset, between 30 and 40 years old, and dressed in a tracksuit, and he was in a highly excited state - perhaps drunk, according to local reports.
In the back," yelled the auctioneer, a heavyset man with white hair and a long beard.
But unfortunately, getting married on a beach in temperatures which will be soaring well into the hundreds, does not require a heavyset, long-sleeved, rib-crushing dress.
They are usually pretty big, heavyset women," he said, "who look like they've been over working Oktoberfest for the last six years.