Search Result for "strapping":
1. muscular and heavily built;
- Example: "a beefy wrestler"
- Example: "had a tall burly frame"
- Example: "clothing sizes for husky boys"
- Example: "a strapping boy of eighteen"
- Example: "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"
[syn: beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Strap \Strap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Strapped; p. pr. & vb. n. Strapping.] 1. To beat or chastise with a strap. [1913 Webster] 2. To fasten or bind with a strap. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. To sharpen by rubbing on a strap, or strop; as, to strap a razor. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Strapping \Strap"ping\, a. Tall; strong; lusty; large; as, a strapping fellow. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] There are five and thirty strapping officers gone. --Farquhar. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
strapping adj 1: muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term" [syn: beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
112 Moby Thesaurus words for "strapping": adipose, bastinado, basting, battery, beating, beefy, belting, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, bouncing, brawny, buffeting, burly, buxom, caning, chubby, chunky, clubbing, corporal punishment, corpulent, cowhiding, cudgeling, distended, doughty, drubbing, dumpy, fat, fattish, flagellation, flailing, fleshy, flogging, forceful, forcible, forcy, full, full-blooded, full-strength, fustigation, gross, gutsy, gutty, hale, hard, hard as nails, hardy, hearty, heavyset, hefty, hippy, horsewhipping, husky, imposing, iron-hard, lacing, lashing, lusty, meaty, mighty, nervy, obese, obstinate, overweight, paunchy, pistol-whipping, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, potent, powerful, pudgy, puffy, puissant, pursy, rawhiding, red-blooded, robust, robustious, roly-poly, rotund, rugged, scourging, spanking, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, steely, stocky, stout, stripes, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, sturdy, swingeing, switching, swollen, thick-bodied, thickset, thrashing, top-heavy, trouncing, truncheoning, tubby, vigorous, well-fed, whipping