burly

[ bur-lee ]SEE DEFINITION OF burly

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BURLY

Some big, burly, brainless cur of a fellow was always ahead of me.

No burly drayman or big butts of beer, were wanted for apologies.

Old Dismukes was with them; burly, bushy, dingy, on a huge roan charger.

On the sidewalk, a queue of men was being held in line by a burly cop.

A burly man with bushy whiskers was waiting for us at the door.

He was a short man, burly, with curly hair, and not an unpleasant face.

A burly Cumbrian came into the box, and gave the name of Thomas Scroope.

The under sheriff and a burly fellow in black were standing side by side.

It opened at that moment, and a burly, elderly man came in heavily.

One of the burly Swiss caught him by the neck in a grip that made him cry out with pain.

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