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burly

adjective uk   /ˈbɜː.li/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
A burly man is large and strong: a burly policeman
Translations of “burly”
in Vietnamese lực lưỡng…
in Spanish corpulento…
in Thai ร่างใหญ่ แข็งแรง และหนัก…
in Malaysian sasa…
in French robuste…
in German stämmig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高大結實的,魁梧的…
in Indonesian besar dan kuat…
in Russian дюжий…
in Turkish iri yarı, sağlam yapılı, insan azmanı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高大结实的,魁梧的…
in Polish krzepki…
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