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burly

adjective

1 burly

Muscular and heavily built:
— Had a tall burly frame.

synonyms: beefy, buirdly, husky, strapping.

Roget 192: large, big; great etc. (in quantity) 31; considerable, bulky, voluminous, ample, massive, massy; capacious, comprehensive; ... show more




Moby thesaurus: able-bodied, adipose, athletic, beefy, big, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, brawny, broad-shouldered, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy ... show more.

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