Definition of sinewy adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnjuːi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnjuːi//
Body shape
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(of a person or an animal) having a thin body and strong muscles synonym wiry The runner was tall and sinewy. See related entries: Body shape
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sinewy