Definición de thew en inglés:

thew

Silabificación: thew
Pronunciación: /TH(y)o͞o
 
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sustantivo

literary
1Muscular strength.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I trust his thew and his brother's wit.
1.1 (thews) Muscles and tendons perceived as generating physical strength.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Then I realized that any of the the various small stories of treachery and betrayal I had encountered could form the thews and sinews of a mystery novel.
  • The thug strove furiously to clamp his meaty paws around the lighter man's neck, but the deceptive strength of the other's rangy thews held him at bay.
  • Renny's claws were embedded in the wiry thews of the jaguar's forearms, streams of blackish blood spilling down his hands as he fought to shred the tendons crushing the life from him.

Origen

Old English thēaw 'usage, custom', (plural) '(personal) manner of behaving', of unknown origin. The sense 'good bodily proportions, muscular development' arose in Middle English.

Derivativos

thewy

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • With her sinewy shanks and thewy thighs, the new nurse in Pine Valley Hospital on ABC's daytime soaper All My Children could easily be a professional athlete.

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Pronunciación: naʊs
noun
common sense; practical intelligence