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Meaning of STRAPPING

Pronunciation:  'straping

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  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; "a buirdly lad of twelve")
 

STRAPPING is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: beefy, buirdly, burly, husky, robust
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Strap"ping\, a.
Tall; strong; lusty; large; as, a strapping fellow. [Colloq.]

      There are five and thirty strapping officers gone.
                                               --Farquhar.

 

 

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