Part of speech:
Strong in body; sturdy
Containing a considerable percentage of alcohol:
Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle:
Enough to fulfill the needs or purpose; adequate
Fleshy and solid; muscular and heavy; brawny
Of great significance; momentous:
Strong and muscular
Having great bulk; large; massive
The definition of burly is big, strong and rough.
Hard to handle or deal with as because of size, weight, or complexity; burdensome; unwieldy; clumsy
Having a wide scope, effect, influence, etc.; far-reaching; comprehensive
Having considerable thickness:
Wide in girth in proportion to height
(Chiefly Upper Southern US) Great:
Of great consequence; serious or momentous:
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Having relatively small diameter in relation to length
Small in size, degree, or amount:
Thin and bony; hollow-eyed and haggard, as from great hunger or age; emaciated
Unwieldy because of weight
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
The definition of severe is someone or something that is very serious, harsh or critical.
Of attractive appearance; good-looking
Good enough to be seen, used, etc.; presentable
Quite large or bulky
(Informal) Adequate; satisfactory:
The definition of sinewy is tough, muscular and strong.
Of the heavyweight boxing (similar) division.
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