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Meaning of SINEWY

Pronunciation:  'sinyooee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
  2. [adj]  (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
  3. [adj]  consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
 

SINEWY is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: brawny, fibrous, hefty, muscular, powerful, stringy, strong, tendinous, tough, unchewable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sin"ew*y\, a.
1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, a sinew or
   sinews.

         The sinewy thread my brain lets fall. --Donne.

2. Well braced with, or as if with, sinews; nervous;
   vigorous; strong; firm; tough; as, the sinewy Ajax.

         A man whose words . . . were so close and sinewy.
                                               --Hare.

 

 

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