Synonyms for Portly:


all (adjective)
bulky, fat (adjective)
heavy, obese, overweight, plump, large, stout, rotund, corpulent, broad, fleshy, beefy, ample.
heavy (adjective)
obese (adjective)
plump, rotund, stocky, stout, pudgy, corpulent, heavy-set, fleshy, fat, obese, chubby, beefy.
overweight (adjective)
fat, stout, fleshy.
size (adjective)
wide, large, bulky, extensive, corpulent, great, magnificent, long, dimensional, voluminous, expansive, big, measurable, high, chunky, sizable, amplitudinous, broad.


fatty, overblown, overweight, porcine, gross, weighty. dignified (noun)
impressive, remarkable, striking, grand, majestic.
fat (noun)
ample, heavy, buxom.

Other synonyms:

overweight. fatty, weighty, porcine. overblown. gross. weighty
Other relevant words:
striking, gross, overweight, heavy, remarkable, buxom, majestic, grand, weighty, porcine, impressive, ample, fatty, overblown.

Usage examples for portly

  1. He is distinguished by his portly person in all, and by his favourite light- brown dress in three places. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  2. Two hundred and twenty yards was not a long distance even for a portly man like Judge Allison to cover at speed. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White