[ UK /θˈɪksɛt/ ]
  1. planted or growing close together
    thickset trees
  2. having a short and solid form or stature
    stocky legs
    a thickset young man
    he was tall and heavyset
    a wrestler of compact build
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How To Use thickset In A Sentence

  • One afternoon a short, thickset visitor, bearded and dressed à la mode, presented himself backstage.
  • He was positioned behind three other men and a thickset woman.
  • The findings, based on ancient human bones from a cave in Romania, add to the long-running debate as to why Neandertals, a heavy-browed, thickset species of human, eventually became extinct.
  • A thickset blond man in the last booth held up his hand and Ron walked over to him. T2: INFILTRATOR
  • He sat up, revealing broad, stocky shoulders and thickset arms to go along with him.
  • a thickset young man
  • thickset trees
  • By 1785 types of cotton fabric generally available included corduroys, jeans, nankeens, erminetts, thicksets, corded tabby and jeanette.
  • But the bus stopped a few meters away from her anyway, the back door opened and a thickset man stepped onto the street, moving slowly, heavily. Red Wolf
  • Karl stood up almost immediately to shake the hand of a thickset man.
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