He's a thickset , ex-pat Brit who's spent nine no-risk years sunning himself by his swimming pool, tempting skin cancer.
Described as a thickset man of average height, Joe always wore a cap.
Karl stood up almost immediately to shake the hand of a thickset man.
The thickset man, who was in his 50s, drove off with a trailer in tow, but was followed by Mr Long.
The peasant in charge of laundry duty, a thickset , intimidating woman of considerable age, looked Kelly up and down with a beady, critical eye.
I just retain the impression of a short, thickset , dark-haired individual dressed in hairy tweed and sitting in silence in an armchair.
Without the racist prop the reader would have been just like anyone else on the train, yet with it he suddenly appeared to be an archetypal thickset English thug.
The guest was a thickset , strong-looking middle-aged man with grey hair and moustache.
A thickset woman with very short, dark hair, she was silent and barely flinched as people passing her hissed insults into her ear.
The findings, based on ancient human bones from a cave in Romania, add to the long-running debate as to why Neandertals, a heavy-browed, thickset species of human, eventually became extinct.