heavyset

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heavyset (comparative more heavyset, superlative most heavyset)

  1. (of a person) Having a large, solid, imposing bodily appearance; overweight.
    • 1989, "One Bear Of a Soviet Politician," Time, 20 Mar.,
      No Soviet political figure has been as irreverently outspoken about Soviet life or as ambitious to change it as Boris Yeltsin, 58, a heavyset, 6-ft. 2-in. man from Sverdlovsk in the Ural Mountains.

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