|English Dictionary: sinewy||by the DICT Development Group|
|2 results for sinewy|
|From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:|
|From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:|
Sinewy \Sin"ew*y\, a.|
1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, a sinew or
The sinewy thread my brain lets fall. --Donne.
2. Well braced with, or as if with, sinews; nervous;
vigorous; strong; firm; tough; as, the sinewy Ajax.
A man whose words . . . were so close and sinewy.