Part of speech:
Hoarse or rough in quality:
Strong in body; sturdy
The definition of brawny is being strong and muscular.
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol:
Of great significance; momentous:
Relatively large for its weight
Enjoying or requiring much food:
Large enough to fire powerful shells:
Large and powerful
Impressive, as in size, power, or accomplishment:
The definition of portly is someone who is stout or has a large, heavy body.
Solidly built; sturdy.
Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality.
Containing a relatively small amount of a potentially harmful ingredient, such as alcohol, fat, or sodium:
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Having relatively small diameter in relation to length
Small in amount, degree, or extent; slight; scant; meager
The definition of athletic is a person, place, or thing that is strong, vital, and/or busy.
Having well-developed muscles:
Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy
Lean and muscular.
(Informal) Large and robust
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