Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “sinewy”

sinewy

adjective     /ˈsɪn.juː.i/
with strong muscles and little fat : The fighter had a strong , sinewy body .Not pleasant to eat or drinkPhysically strong and powerful
(Definition of sinewy adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of sinewy

Translations of “sinewy”

Word of the Day

honeymoon

a holiday taken by a couple immediately after their marriage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More