burly


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characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built

Synonyms for burly

muscular and heavily built

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The burly Mills attended to the introduction: "Captain Blunt.
I noticed a man with two dogs walk down the slope past the large and emphatic dogs are banned sign, and past a large police Volvo with two burly officers in it.
Gignac is the type of burly target man Pulis is crying out for with Victor Anichebe and Brown Ideye's form woefully inadequate for much of this season.
He was with a group of friends when a 12-strong gang of burly men in three cars pulled up and repeatedly punched and kicked him as he cowered in fear.
And when he crammed his burly frame back behind the wheel, his dream machine looked a couple of sizes too small for him.
The former Culture Club singer also attempted to look like a girl but always seemed more like a burly hod carrier Even now, he tries to exude the feminine allure of a modern day Monroe, but ends up looking as rugged and intimidating the Munro mountains in Scotland.
Like burly bodyguards next to the dainty pop princess, they ensured video-shooting for comeback song Run This Town went smoothly in New York last Friday.
Burly midfielder Tom Huddlestone is being forced to supplement his wages by challenging youth teamers to computer game clashes.
The sight of her bruised but happy little face and her burly RAF dad's tears of joy gladdened the heart.
A WOMAN ended up naked in the street after her burly builder boyfriend threw her out.
People's perception of a steroid user is usually a big burly dude who plays football and lifts weights.
BURLY firemen were mobbed by hordes of women who thought they were part of the act as they went to tackle a blaze at a strip show.
IRISH EYES ARE SMILING: "I love acting," said a burly Irish dandy quoting Oscar Wilde as he pointed out Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Andie MacDowell, Orlando Bloom, John Lynch and Fionnula Flanagan at the Wilshire Ebell Theater on Thursday.
In June, 2005, four burly firefighters in full gear carried St.
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