HyperDic: sinewy

English > 3 senses of the word sinewy:
ADJECTIVEallsinewy, fibrous, stringy, unchewable(of meat) full of sinews
pertsinewy, tendinousconsisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
allsinewy, brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight
sinewy > pronunciation
Soundssih'nyuwiy
Rhymesbuoy ... screwy: 12 rhymes with uwiy...
English > sinewy: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew.
Synonymsfibrous, stringy, unchewable
Broadertoughresistant to cutting or chewing
Spanishcorreoso, duro, fibroso, musculoso, nervudo
Catalancoriaci, dur, fibrós
English > sinewy: 3 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningConsisting of tendons or resembling a tendon.
Synonymtendinous
Spanishtendinoso
Catalantendinós
Nounssinewa cord or band of inelastic tissue connecting a muscle with its bony attachment
English > sinewy: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.
Synonymsbrawny, hefty, muscular, powerful
BroaderstrongHaving strength or power greater than average or expected
Spanishfornido, forzudo, fuerte, musculoso, robusto
Catalanforçut, fornit, fort, musculat, musculós, robust
Nounssinewpossessing muscular strength

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