Portly Sentence Examples
Anisya Fedorovna came in and leaned her portly person against the doorpost.
A short, portly banana will have a different personality than a tall, slim banana.
His somewhat portly figure always sported a white waistcoat with a gold watch and chain.
It was a Brit, Malcolm Sayer, a rather portly chap who smoked roll up cigarettes.
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He was a portly man, with a rubicund visage, very shrewd, and nothing of a bigot.
This slightly portly man sat at the bar and nervously drank a half pint and then made a quick call on his mobile.
And despite its slightly portly girth, the S-type exhibits a surprising turn of speed.
Ben Jonson introduces Comus, in his masque entitled Pleasure reconciled to Virtue (1619), as the portly jovial patron of good cheer, "First father of sauce and deviser of jelly."
And as he waved his arms to impersonate the policeman, his portly form again shook with a deep ringing laugh, the laugh of one who always eats well and, in particular, drinks well.Advertisement