strapping

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1strapping

adjective

of a person : tall, strong, and healthy

Full Definition of STRAPPING

:  having a vigorously sturdy constitution

First Known Use of STRAPPING

1657

Rhymes with STRAPPING

2strapping

noun

Definition of STRAPPING

1
:  material for a strap
2
:  straps

First Known Use of STRAPPING

1818

strapping

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STRAPPING

: the application of adhesive plaster in overlapping strips upon or around a part (as a sprained ankle or the chest in pleurisy) to serve as a splint to reduce motion or to hold surgical dressings in place upon a surgical wound; also : material so used

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