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solid-looking

[sol-id-loo k-ing] /ˈsɒl ɪdˌlʊk ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
reassuringly substantial or stable in appearance:
They're a very solid-looking, intelligent couple.
Origin of solid-looking
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The son was a well-made young fellow, handsome enough, thoughtful, and solid-looking.

    Black Rock Ralph Connor
  • He was a solid-looking person, and it seemed absurd to think of lifting him.

    The Old Tobacco Shop William Bowen
  • It was, indeed, the most solid-looking structure in California at that time.

    The Californians Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • The outer face—the side that showed on the street—was smooth, solid-looking.

    It Could Be Anything John Keith Laumer
  • And yet it seemed to him that even for a creature of his brain she was preternaturally natural and solid-looking.

    If You Touch Them They Vanish Gouverneur Morris
  • They were a solid-looking set of law-students who played cards.

    The Growth of a Soul August Strindberg
  • Her desperate eyes caught sight of a solid-looking volume on the table, bound in brilliant blue cloth.

    Pointed Roofs Dorothy Richardson
  • The jail was a small but solid-looking structure, and empty.

  • A solid-looking and lofty tower, the Torrazzo dell' Aringo, rises at one end of the faade above the arcades.

    Cathedral Cities of Italy William Wiehe Collins

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