Synonyms of sinewy


1. fibrous, sinewy, stringy, unchewable, tough (vs. tender)

usage: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew

2. tendinous, sinewy

usage: consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon

3. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy, strong (vs. weak)

usage: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

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Definition and meaning of sinewy (Dictionary)