Synonyms for wiry
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WIRY
He is a man of a slim, but wiry figure, about five feet ten inches in height.
She was a wiry woman, a mass of muscles animated by an eager energy.
A wiry, sharp-faced man he was, with a birth-mark upon his temple.
Though still slight of build I was wiry, high-strung and quick of movement.
Some were mounted; some led by the rein, wiry little bronchos.
This was Weaver speaking, a small, wiry man with a drooping moustache.
She thought to avoid him, but he was as quick as a cat and as wiry and strong as a terrier.
She was followed by a sheep-dog, small and wiry as a hill-fox.
He was a little, wiry man with dark eyes, which had a snap in them.
His hair was wiry and stood up from a forehead that might be called beetling.