Synonyms of strapping


1. strap, tie, bind

usage: tie with a strap

2. flog, welt, whip, lather, lash, slash, strap, trounce, beat, beat up, work over

usage: beat severely with a whip or rod; "The teacher often flogged the students"; "The children were severely trounced"

3. strap, sharpen

usage: sharpen with a strap; "strap a razor"

4. strap, fasten, fix, secure

usage: secure (a sprained joint) with a strap


1. beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly, robust (vs. frail)

usage: muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"

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Definition and meaning of strapping (Dictionary)