Stocky vs. Burly — What's the Difference?
Difference Between Stocky and Burly
Solidly built; sturdy.
Burly (Russian: Бурлы) is a rural locality (a selo) and the administrative center of Burlinsky Selsoviet, Gafuriysky District, Bashkortostan, Russia. The population was 539 as of 2010.
Heavy, strong, and muscular; husky.
(of a person or an animal) Sturdy; solidly built; heavy and compact.
Large, well-built, and muscular.
He’s a big, burly rugby player who works as a landscape gardener.
Short and thick; thick rather than tall or corpulent.
Stocky, twisted, hunchback stems.
Great, amazing, unbelievable.
That goal was burly.
Of large magnitude, either good or bad, and sometimes both.
That wave was burly! (i.e. large, dangerous and difficult to ride)
This hike is going to be burly, but worth it because there is good body surfing at that beach.
Heavy and compact in form or stature;
A wrestler of compact build
He was tall and heavyset
A thick middle-aged man
A thickset young man
Full of burls or knots; knotty.
Having a large, strong, or gross body; stout; lusty; - now used chiefly of human beings, but formerly of animals, in the sense of stately or beautiful, and of inanimate things that were huge and bulky.
In his latter days, with overliberal diet, [he was] somewhat corpulent and burly.
Burly and big, and studious of his ease.
Coarse and rough; boisterous.
It was the orator's own burly way of nonsense.
Muscular and heavily built;
A beefy wrestler
Had a tall burly frame
Clothing sizes for husky boys
A strapping boy of eighteen
`buirdly' is a Scottish term