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Definition 1: consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon - [adjective denoting pert]

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Definition 2: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sinewy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a hefty athlete
  • a muscular boxer
  • powerful arms

Synonyms for sinewy in the sense of this definition

(sinewy is similar to ...) having strength or power greater than average or expected

"a strong radio signal" "strong medicine" "a strong man"

Definition 3: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for sinewy in the sense of this definition

(sinewy is similar to ...) resistant to cutting or chewing

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