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Meaning of BRAWNY

Pronunciation:  'bronee

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

BRAWNY is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy, strong



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Brawn"y\, a.
Having large, strong muscles; muscular; fleshy; strong.
``Brawny limbs.'' --W. Irving.

Syn: Muscular; fleshy; strong; bulky; sinewy; athletic;
     stalwart; powerful; robust.

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