broad-shouldered


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broad-shouldered

adj
having broad shoulders
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.broad-shouldered - having broad shouldersbroad-shouldered - having broad shoulders; "big-shouldered and heavy-armed"
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
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broad-shouldered

[ˈbrɔːdˈʃəʊldəd] ADJancho de espaldas

broad-shouldered

[ˌbrɔːdˈʃəʊldəd] adjlargo/a di spalle
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He was a tall, broad-shouldered man with kind gray eyes, and a cheerful smile.
In the light from the doorway Tarzan could see that he was a tall, broad-shouldered man in the uniform of a German officer.
Ten minutes later a tall, broad-shouldered officer stepped from the yard of the bungalow leaving behind him the corpses of a dog and a naked man.
She was heavily laden, and I could make out as she drew nearer Montgomery's white-haired, broad-shouldered companion sitting cramped up with the dogs and several packing-cases in the stern sheets.
A huge, broad-shouldered gunner, Number One, holding a mop, his legs far apart, sprang to the wheel; while Number Two with a trembling hand placed a charge in the cannon's mouth.
A healthy-looking, broad-shouldered young fellow came up too.
He was tall and broad-shouldered, with thick, brown hair, finely-cut nose and chin, large and brilliant dark-gray eyes.
Look at this broad-shouldered man with the bare muscular arms, and the thick, firm, black hair tossed about like trodden meadow-grass whenever he takes off his paper cap, and with the strong barytone voice bursting every now and then into loud and solemn psalm-tunes, as if seeking an outlet for superfluous strength, yet presently checking himself, apparently crossed by some thought which jars with the singing.
With him sat the old, bald, white-bearded master of the house in a white homespun shirt, and next him the son home from Moscow for the holiday--a man with a sturdy back and powerful shoulders and clad in a thin print shirt--then the second son, also broad-shouldered, who acted as head of the house, and then a lean red-haired peasant--the neighbour.
There were three of the Winters boys in that family, John, Hal, and Edward, all broad-shouldered big fellows like old Windpeter himself and all fighters and woman-chasers and generally all-around bad ones.
But there came another--a tall, broad-shouldered man in khaki at the head of a swarthy crew of ebon warriors.
One was short, very muscular, broad-shouldered, with robust limbs, strong head, an abundance of black hair, thick moustache, a quick penetrating look, and the vivacity which characterises the population of Southern France.