Definitions of sinewy

  1. ( of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; " a hefty athlete"; " a muscular boxer"; " powerful arms"
  2. consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon
  3. Pertaining to, or like, sinew; vigorous; tough; as, sinewy hands; nervous.
  4. Furnished with sinews: consisting of, belonging to, or resembling sinews: strong: vigorous.
  5. Having sinews; strong; brawny.
  6. Of or pertaining to a sinew or sinews; strong.
  7. Consisting of sinews; nervous; strong; well- braced with sinews; vigorous.
  8. Consisting of sinews; strong; vigorous.