Portly Sentence Examples

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  • Anisya Fedorovna came in and leaned her portly person against the doorpost.

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  • A short, portly banana will have a different personality than a tall, slim banana.

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  • It was a Brit, Malcolm Sayer, a rather portly chap who smoked roll up cigarettes.

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  • His somewhat portly figure always sported a white waistcoat with a gold watch and chain.

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  • For those too portly or lazy to turn to pedal power, taxis are the only way to avoid public transport.

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  • He was a portly man, with a rubicund visage, very shrewd, and nothing of a bigot.

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  • This slightly portly man sat at the bar and nervously drank a half pint and then made a quick call on his mobile.

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  • And despite its slightly portly girth, the S-type exhibits a surprising turn of speed.

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  • 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."

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  • 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.

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