big-boned


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big-boned

adj
having bones that are unusually massive
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.big-boned - having a bone structure that is massive in contrast with the surrounding flesh
robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
Translations

big-boned

[ˌbɪgˈbəʊnd] ADJde huesos grandes, huesudo

big-boned

[ˌbɪgˈbəʊnd] adjche ha ossa grosse
References in classic literature ?
Emma was a tall, big-boned woman, with fair hair and large features.
has he swopped with you for that big-boned hack of yours?
Looking round, the wayfarers saw a gaunt, big-boned man, with sunken cheeks and a sallow face, who had come up behind them.
It may be only small injustice that the child can be exposed to; but the child is small, and its world is small, and its rocking-horse stands as many hands high, according to scale, as a big-boned Irish hunter.
She might possibly make a handsome woman; but she was far too big-boned and awkward ever to be called a pretty girl, and at present she cared little about it.
He bowed also to Miss Swaffer, who kept house frugally for her father--a broad- shouldered, big-boned woman of forty-five, with the pocket of her dress full of keys, and a grey, steady eye.
At the kitchen door Daniel Byrne sat in his sleigh behind a big-boned grey who pawed the snow and swung his long head restlessly from side to side.
I'm running toward Robert Redford", she told me, "and I'm a dense, big-boned person and bundled into him
October 23: 1996: Boro finally give up big-boned Brazilian Branco and release the full-figured full-back flop on a free.
Respighi's Quartetto Dorico was similarly given a beefy, big-boned reading, often forcefully articulated, but well coloured and fully cognisant of the work's quirky romanticism.
That suggests big-boned, slope-faced Neandertals shared with ancient humans a mental talent for using concrete objects--whether rock drawings or decorative feathers--to represent abstract ideas and beliefs, say evolutionary ecologist Clive Finlayson of the Gibraltar Museum and his colleagues.
I'm not big-boned or pleasantly plump, I'm just fat because I'm greedy," the Birds of a Feather star confessed.