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blocky

[blok-ee] /ˈblɒk i/
adjective, blockier, blockiest.
1.
heavily built; solid; stocky.
2.
marked by blocks or patches of unequally distributed light and shade, as in a photograph.
Origin of blocky
1870-1875
1870-75; block + -y1
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blocky

adjective
1.
like a block, esp in shape and solidity
Derived Forms
blockiness, noun
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Word Origin and History for blocky
adj.

1879, from block (n.) + -y (2). Related: Blockily; blockiness.

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