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sinewy

sin·ew·y

sinewy

 
 
pronunciation:
sIn yu i
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of sinew, or sinewlike; strong; tough.
a sinewy steaka sinewy rope
antonyms:
flabby, puny
definition 2: lean, but muscularly developed.
He had the sinewy biceps of a dancer.
antonyms:
flabby
similar words:
athletic
derivation: sinewiness (n.)