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strappingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈstræp.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈstræp.ɪŋ/ informal mainly humorous
A strapping person is tall and strong-looking: A big strapping lad like you shouldn't have much difficulty lifting that!
(Definition of strapping from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strappingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈstræp·ɪŋ/
healthy, big, and strong: The sickly child grew up to be a strapping six-footer.
(Definition of strapping from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strapping”
in Chinese (Simplified) 魁梧的,高大健壮的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魁梧的,高大健壯的…
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