AskDefine | Define beefy

Dictionary Definition

beefy adj : muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term" [syn: burly, husky, strapping, buirdly] [also: beefiest, beefier]

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. similar to, or tasting like beef
  2. containing beef
  3. strong or muscular
    Her boyfriend is a pretty beefy guy.
  4. sturdy; robust
    The software slows down even a beefy computer.

Extensive Definition

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

adipose, big-bellied, bloated, blowzy, bosomy, bouncing, brawny, burly, buxom, chubby, chunky, corpulent, distended, doughty, dumpy, fat, fattish, fleshy, forceful, forcible, forcy, full, full-blooded, full-strength, gross, gutsy, gutty, hale, hard, hard as nails, hardy, hearty, heavyset, hefty, hippy, husky, imposing, iron-hard, lusty, meaty, mighty, nervy, obese, obstinate, overweight, paunchy, plump, podgy, portly, potbellied, potent, powerful, pudgy, puffy, puissant, pursy, red-blooded, robust, robustious, roly-poly, rotund, rugged, square, squat, squatty, stalwart, steely, stocky, stout, strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, sturdy, swollen, thick-bodied, thickset, top-heavy, tubby, vigorous, well-fed
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