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adjective as in big and strong

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The edgier styling is also boxier, but in a good way, with a chiseled front fascia, brawny side panels and strapping rear end—you know, sort of like Luke Evans.

I have no hang ups about strapping boxes to my face for eight hours a day.

From Time

Strapping sensors, cameras and connectivity to wheelchairs is the first step toward possibly unlocking self-driving capabilities in the future, National Seating & Mobility says.

The project hired a strapping Swedish ballet dancer to teach her the language, and by the spring of 1962 she was on her way to Sweden on her own — Jane would follow six weeks later after finishing first grade.

From Ozy

The strapping 24-year-old Brit is not only one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood but also dating ‘It Girl’ Cara Delevingne.

Google, the Great Meddler in the Cloud, asks why we would resist strapping cameras and televisions to our heads.

After serving for thirteen years as Det. Elliot Stabler, the strapping actor has transitioned into film.

Oh, and don't forget about Daniel Day-Lewis' finest turn yet—or the comedy of our "strapping young Muslim socialist"-in-chief.

The two strapping marshals behind him looked plenty strong enough to have coaxed him to his feet if he had decided otherwise.

Some of them were drinking and eating; others were strapping provisions into portable form.

Strapping girls they were too; but so closely veiled that it was impossible to see what their features were like.

We breakfasted at daybreak, and strapping on our packs, marched down to the lake, prepared to commence our voyage.

You're as fine, strapping a specimen of a healthy human being as I've ever seen.'

A strapping fellow like myself, not so bad-looking, oft hath his uses not indented in the bond to his overlord.


On this page you'll find 65 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to strapping, such as: burly, hulking, sturdy, hulky, brawny, and hefty.

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