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Synonyms for sinewyˈsɪn yu i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fibrous, sinewy, stringy, unchewable(adj)

    (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew

    Synonyms:
    muscular, hefty, tendinous, unchewable, wiry, hempen, brawny, ropy, ropey, thready, fibrous, powerful, stringy, sinewy

    Antonyms:
    weak, tender

  2. tendinous, sinewy(adj)

    consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon

    Synonyms:
    muscular, hefty, tendinous, unchewable, brawny, fibrous, powerful, stringy, sinewy

    Antonyms:
    weak, tender

  3. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy(adj)

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    Synonyms:
    brawny, potent, powerful, unchewable, sizable, sizeable, stringy, hefty, fibrous, healthy, mesomorphic, tendinous, respectable, sinewy, knock-down(a), goodly, goodish, herculean, muscular, tidy

    Antonyms:
    tender, weak

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sinewy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    muscular, brawny, athletic, stalwart, strapping, robust, powerful, sturdy, strong, herculean, able-bodied, made of iron


Translations for sinewy

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • lujahermoinen, jäntevä, jänteikäsFinnish
  • мускулистый, жилистый, поджарыйRussian

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