English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'sinewy'

(adjective) 
Definition
lean and muscular
a short, sinewy young man
Synonyms
muscular
tanned muscular legs
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strong
I'm not strong enough to carry him.
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powerful
a big, powerful man
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athletic
She was tall, with an athletic build.
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robust
His robust physique counts for much in the modern game.
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wiry
a wiry and athletic young man
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brawny
Oscar turned out to be a brawny young man.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of athletic
Definition
physically fit or strong
She was tall, with an athletic build.
Synonyms
fit,
swole (slang),
hench (informal),
two-fisted,
husky (informal),
well-proportioned
in the sense of brawny
Oscar turned out to be a brawny young man.
Synonyms
hefty (informal),
husky (informal),
beefy (informal),
well-knit,
thewy
in the sense of powerful
Definition
having great physical strength
a big, powerful man

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Thesaurus for sinewy from the Collins English Thesaurus
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