Examples of burly in a Sentence
a burly delivery man brought the furniture
Recent Examples of burly from the Web
Harmer, a 6-foot-3, 220-pound defenseman for the Wildcats, is burly and physical player.
Localis serves Burly’s shrubs with seltzer as nonalcoholic sparklers.
Miami loaded the bases with two outs on an infield single and two walks, leaving Justin Bour to do exactly what the burly first baseman was built to do.
Among others revealed in the clubhouse this weekend, burly first baseman Justin Bour will be known as Papacito because teammate Miguel Rojas chose it for him.
A burly man in sunglasses climbed from behind the wheel and opened the rear door.
Martin, a burly 57-year-old, transports visual aids in a Wild Turkey bourbon box, eliciting jokes from fellow police.
Led by guitarist Zakk Wylde, Zakk Sabbath performed burly interpretations of Black Sabbath songs.
And the actor’s burly presence helps underline the idea that his character’s health complaints don’t seem to match his actual condition.
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Origin and Etymology of burly
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
BURLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of burly for English Language Learners
of a man : strong and heavy
BURLY Defined for Kids
Definition of burly for Students
: strongly and heavily built a burly truck driver
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