sinewy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From sinew +‎ -y.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪnjuːi/
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Adjective[edit]

sinewy (comparative more sinewy, superlative most sinewy)

  1. Tough; having strong sinews.
  2. (figuratively) Having or showing nervous strength.
  3. (of a person or animal) Possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.

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References[edit]

  • WordNet® 3.0. Princeton University. 30 Aug. 2007. [1]

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