Part of speech:
Having well-developed muscles:
The definition of powerful is having a lot of strength, authority or force.
Unable to withstand temptation, urgency, persuasion, etc.; easily impressed, moved, or overcome; accessible; vulnerable.
Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use:
Having an intense or offensive effect on the senses:
Fleshy and solid; muscular and heavy; brawny
Having considerable bulk; massive.
Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy
Vigorous; powerful; robust
Strong and imposing:
Strong but pliant; that will bend, twist, etc. without tearing or breaking
Of, relating to, or resembling skin.
Easily led astray; morally weak.
The definition of slight is a small amount or someone that is fragile or has little weight or substance.
The definition of athletic is a person, place, or thing that is strong, vital, and/or busy.
The definition of burly is big, strong and rough.
Hoarse or rough in quality:
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