- Word Combinations (adjective), Word Explorer
|part of speech:
||having a large, husky body; brawny.
The burly bouncer was able to throw two grown men out of the club all by himself.
- beefy, brawny, hefty, husky, strapping
- lank, puny, slight
- similar words:
- bearish, big, bullish, heavyset, muscular, powerful, robust, rugged, strong, sturdy
||athletic, bull, herculean, lusty, portly, stout