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sin·ew·y

 (sĭn′yo͞o-ē)
adj.
1. Consisting or full of sinews, as:
a. Stringy and tough: a sinewy cut of beef.
b. Lean and muscular. See Synonyms at muscular.
2. Strong and vigorous: sinewy prose.

sinewy

(ˈsɪnjʊɪ)
adj
1. (Anatomy) consisting of or resembling a tendon or tendons
2. muscular; brawny
3. (esp of language, style, etc) vigorous; forceful
4. (of meat, etc) tough; stringy
ˈsinewiness n

sin•ew•y

(ˈsɪn yu i)

adj.
1. having strong or conspicuous sinews: a sinewy back.
2. tough; firm: a sinewy rope.
3. containing many sinews; stringy: tough, sinewy meat.
4. vigorous or forceful, as language or style.
[1350–1400]
sin′ew•i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sinewy - (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
2.sinewy - consisting of tendons or resembling a tendonsinewy - consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
3.sinewy - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weightsinewy - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"

sinewy

adjective muscular, strong, powerful, athletic, robust, wiry, brawny a short, sinewy young man

sinewy

adjective
Characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built:
Translations

sinewy

[ˈsɪnjuːɪ] ADJ
1. (= muscular) [person] → musculoso, fibroso; [body, arms, muscles] → nervudo, fibroso
2. (Culin) [of meat] → fibroso, con mucho nervio
3. (= vigorous) [music, performance, writing, style] → brioso, vigoroso

sinewy

[ˈsɪnjuːi] adjsec(sèche)
a short, sinewy young man → un jeune homme sec et de petite taille

sinewy

adjsehnig; (fig) plant, treeknorrig; prose stylekraftvoll, kernig

sinewy

[ˈsɪnjʊɪ] adj (person) → muscoloso/a; (meat) → pieno/a di nervi