burly Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"burly" in British English

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burlyadjective

uk   /ˈbɜː.li/  us   /ˈbɝː-/
A burly man is ​large and ​strong: a burly ​policeman
(Definition of burly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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burlyadjective

 us   /ˈbɜr·li/
(of a ​person) ​large and ​strong: Two burly men ​pushed the ​car to the ​side of the ​road.
(Definition of burly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “burly”
in Spanish corpulento…
in Vietnamese lực lưỡng…
in Malaysian sasa…
in Thai ร่างใหญ่ แข็งแรง และหนัก…
in French robuste…
in German stämmig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高大结实的,魁梧的…
in Turkish iri yarı, sağlam yapılı, insan azmanı…
in Russian дюжий…
in Indonesian besar dan kuat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高大結實的,魁梧的…
in Polish krzepki…
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