Examples of sinewy in a Sentence
The lion has a sinewy body.
a sinewy piece of meat
Recent Examples of sinewy from the Web
Four years later, Lizandro was a sinewy 6-foot-1 center back with a high school diploma and a college scholarship.
The sinewy hill and its glacial cousins — moraines, kettles and kames — make for a challenging winter hike, especially in deep snow.
Morris spent hours perfecting his sound: growling, sinewy riffs with a subterranean low end.
Meanwhile, shred the beef: Anchor one end of the flank steak with a carving fork and run a second fork the length of the steak, with the grain, shredding it into thin sinewy strips.
Swank's best roles — Boys Don't Cry, Million Dollar Baby, The Homesman — usually have been built around stoicism and an internalized toughness to match her sinewy, tight-jawed physical presence.
But my yoga teacher was a strict, sinewy vegan who rose each morning at 4 to complete two hours of her own practice before leading the rest of us at 6.
Just as in fashion the sinewy hourglass figure was streamlined to the taut silhouette of the flapper column, in transportation the majesty of the horse gave way to the mechanized horseless buggy, and, eventually, to the grandeur of fine engineering.
Her limbs move quickly, as if this climb is innate to her – her skinny but sinewy muscles completely assured.
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First Known Use of sinewy
SINEWY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sinewy for English Language Learners
: having strong and lean muscles
: tough and difficult to cut or chew
SINEWY Defined for Kids
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