a solid build

A person's "build" means the shape of their body. You use it like this:

The owner of the bar had a slender build.

A person with a "solid" build is muscular, with maybe a little fat as well.

Some other words that go well with "build" include:

  • a slender build (thin)
  • an athletic build (strong and lean)
  • a stocky build (similar to "solid")

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