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Word of the Day – Pyknic

Pyknic (adj)


Relating to or denoting a stocky physique with a rounded body and head, thickset trunk, and a tendency to fat.

Which came first? The short stocky pyknic or the picnic with cold chicken and warm wine I wonder?

Example sentences

“Tony’s easy to spot in the crowd, he’s the one with the pyknic physique and florid face.”

“He has a natural tendency towards the pyknic body type and has to work very hard to maintain a slender frame.”

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