Synonyms of 'wiry'
a wiry and athletic young man
She watched the tall, lean figure step into the car.
I'm not strong enough to carry him.
The steak was tough and the peas were like bullets.
a tall, thin man with grey hair
She was thin and spare, with a shapely intelligent face.
He was quite a skinny little boy.
The meat was stringy.
a short, sinewy young man
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He lifted a beer to his bristly mouth.
They don't know how to behave, and are coarse and insulting.
Thesaurus for wiry from the Collins English Thesaurus
Someone who is wiry is rather thin but is also strong.