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Synonyms of 'strapping'

(adjective) 
Definition
tall, strong, and healthy-looking
He was a bricklayer - a big, strapping fellow.
Synonyms
well-built
The suspect is well built, of medium height, and with dark hair.
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big
Australia's a big country.
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powerful
a big, powerful man
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robust
His robust physique counts for much in the modern game.
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hefty (informal)
The hefty farmer moved the hay bales with ease.
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sturdy
She was a short, sturdy woman in her early sixties.
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stalwart
I was never in any danger with my stalwart bodyguard around me.
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burly
He was a big, burly man.
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husky (informal)
a very husky young man, built like a football player
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beefy (informal)
The place was packed with beefy ex-footballers.
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brawny
Oscar turned out to be a brawny young man.
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well set-up

Additional synonyms

in the sense of beefy
Definition
muscular
The place was packed with beefy ex-footballers.
in the sense of big
Definition
of great or considerable size, weight, number, or capacity
Australia's a big country.
Synonyms
monumental (informal),
stellar (informal),
ginormous (informal),
humongous or humungous (informal),
sizable or sizeable,
supersize
in the sense of brawny
Oscar turned out to be a brawny young man.
Synonyms
hefty (informal),
husky (informal),
beefy (informal),
well-knit,
thewy

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