Synonyms of wiry
1 leanDictionary • a wiry and athletic young man
lean • She watched the tall, lean figure step into the car.
strong • I'm not strong enough to carry him.
tough • The steak was tough and the peas were like bullets.
thin • a tall, thin man with grey hair
spare • She was thin and spare, with a shapely intelligent face.
skinny • He was quite a skinny little boy.
stringy • The meat was stringy.
sinewy • 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.
curlyCurly hair is full of curls.
• She had curly dark hair and black eyes.
Thesaurus for wiry from the Collins English Thesaurus
(of people or animals) slender but strong in constitution