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beef·y

 (bē′fē)
adj. beef·i·er, beef·i·est
1.
a. Muscular in build; brawny: a beefy wrestler.
b. Substantial; filling: "a rather ... beefy, densely colored wine" (Robert M. Parker, Jr.).
2. Filled with beef.

beef′i·ness n.

beefy

(ˈbiːfɪ)
adj, beefier or beefiest
1. like beef
2. informal muscular; brawny
3. informal fleshy; obese
ˈbeefily adv
ˈbeefiness n

beef•y

(ˈbi fi)

adj. beef•i•er, beef•i•est.
1. of or like beef.
2. brawny; thickset; heavy.
[1735–45]
beef′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.beefy - muscular and heavily builtbeefy - muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"

beefy

adjective (Informal) brawny, strong, powerful, athletic, strapping, robust, hefty (informal), muscular, sturdy, stalwart, bulky, burly, stocky, hulking, well-built, herculean, sinewy, thickset The place was packed with beefy ex-footballers
weak, frail, skinny, feeble, puny, scrawny
Translations
سَمين، بَدينمِثْل لَحْم البَقَر
hovězíobéznísvalnatý
muskuløs
naudanlihapitoinen
holdmikill; vöîvamikillnautakjöts-
hovädzítlstý
iri yarısığır eti gibi

beefy

[ˈbiːfɪ] ADJ (beefier (compar) (beefiest (superl))) (= brawny) → fornido

beefy

[ˈbiːfi] adj (= brawny) [person] → costaud(e)

beefy

adj (+er)fleischig

beefy

[ˌbiːfɪ] adj (fam) → muscoloso/a
a big beefy fellow → un tipo grande e grosso

beef

(biːf) noun
the flesh of a bull, cow or ox, used as food.
beefy adjective
1. of or like beef. a beefy taste.
2. having a lot of fat or muscle. a beefy man.
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If anything, the design changes have made it look even smaller than ever, the chunkier styling giving it a hall-of-mirrors beefiness that shouldn't work but does.
The design changes to this car have made it look smaller than ever, the chunkier styling giving it a hall-of-mirrors beefiness that works.
The England striker has heard the soothsayers predict that his unathletic build will see him on the scrapheap by age 30, but says his beefiness will lengthen, not cut short, his career.
Three fat portions arrived still in their steamer, delicately constructed and packing a pleasingly raw beefiness, unmasked by fake flavours and nicely complemented by a few drops of soy sauce.
The directional felling heads are fully hydraulic with no electronics and have the same structural beefiness of the SATCO processing heads.
The meatball was exceptional, with just enough binder to hold its shape but not adulterate the beefiness of the meat.