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Synonyms of brawny in English:


  • a big brawny man with tattooed arms
    strong, as strong as an ox, muscular, well muscled, muscly, muscle-bound, well built, powerfully built, powerful, mighty, Herculean, strapping, burly, robust, sturdy, husky, lusty, sinewy, well knit, rugged;
    bulky, hefty, meaty, solid, solidly built
    informalbeefy, hunky, hulking, ripped, shredded
    North American informalbuff
    US informaljacked
    literarythewy, stark
    [Antonyms] scrawny, puny, weak
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