Sinewy meaning

sĭn'yo͝o-ē
The definition of sinewy is tough, muscular and strong.

An example of sinewy used as an adjective is the phrase sinewy rope which means a tough and strong rope.

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Consisting or full of sinews, as:
  • Stringy and tough.
    A sinewy cut of beef.
  • Lean and muscular.
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Strong and vigorous.

Sinewy prose.

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Of or like sinew; tough; strong.
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Having many or large sinews, as a cut of meat.
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Having good muscular development.

Sinewy shoulders.

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Vigorous; powerful; robust.

A sinewy style of writing.

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Tough; having strong sinews.
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(figuratively) Having or showing nervous strength.
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(of a person) Possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.
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