The Collaborative International Dictionary
low-set \low-set\ adj. short and thick; especially having short legs and heavy musculature; -- of people.
Syn: chunky, dumpy, squat, squatty, stubby, stumpy, stocky.
adj. short and thick; as e.g. having short legs and heavy musculature; "some people seem born to be square and chunky"; "a dumpy little dumpling of a woman"; "dachshunds are long lowset dogs with drooping ears"; "a little church with a squat tower"; "a squatty red smokestack"; "a stumpy ungainly figure" [syn: chunky, dumpy, squat, squatty, stumpy]
lower than average; "lowset ears"; "a stocky low-set animal" [syn: lowset]
Usage examples of "low-set".
It looked like a low-set painter's easel from which a pair of hardwood tines rose in a V.
It looked like a low-set painters easel from which a pair of hardwood tines rose in a V.