Heavyset vs Afewextrapounds - What's the difference?

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heavyset

English

Alternative forms

* heavy-set

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • (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.

    Usage notes

    * (term) suggests corpulence, and sometimes a squat appearance, but not extreme obesity.

    Synonyms

    * stocky, stout, thickset

    afewextrapounds

    Not English

    Afewextrapounds has no English definition. It may be misspelled.