burly


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Synonyms for burly

Synonyms for burly

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."
It left me in my throat big, burly parents "You sometimes see a bowl of water be really Tony left out, outside a pub or something like that or along the canal, but it's rarely fresh like this" he said.
"By the time we had shared all these stories, this big, burly policeman came into the room and walked up to the opossum and petted her.
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.
Standing there all those years ago you can see in the eyes of the big, burly centre-half a love for football and Harrogate Railway.
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.