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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: 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" [syn: beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly]

Merriam Webster's

adjective (beefier; -est) Date: 1743 1. a. heavily and powerfully built <a beefy thug> b. substantial, sturdy <beefy shock absorbers> 2. a. of or suggesting beef <a beefy flavor> b. full of beef <a beefy steak>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. (beefier, beefiest) 1 like beef. 2 solid; muscular. Derivatives: beefily adv. beefiness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Beefy Beef"y, a. Having much beef; of the nature of beef; resembling beef; fleshy.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(beefier, beefiest) Someone, especially a man, who is beefy has a big body and large muscles. ...a beefy red-faced Englishman. = brawny ADJ: usu ADJ n

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adipose, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, bouncing, brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, doughty, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, forceful, forcible, forcy, full, full-blooded, full-strength, gross, gutsy, gutty, hale, hard, hard as nails, hardy, hearty, heavyset, hefty, hippy, husky, imposing, iron-hard, lusty, meaty, mighty, nervy, obese, obstinate, overweight, paunchy, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, potent, powerful, pudgy, puffy, puissant, pursy, red-blooded, robust, robustious, roly-poly, rotund, rugged, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, steely, stocky, stout, strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, sturdy, swollen, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tubby, vigorous, well-fed



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