sin·ewy /ˈsɪnjəwi ||ˈsɪnə-/
1. Pertaining to, consisting of, or resembling, a sinew or sinews.
The sinewy thread my brain lets fall. --Donne.
2. Well braced with, or as if with, sinews; nervous; vigorous; strong; firm; tough; as, the sinewy Ajax.
A man whose words . . . were so close and sinewy. --Hare.
adj 1: (of meat) full of sinews; especially impossible to chew
[syn: fibrous, stringy, unchewable]
2: consisting of tendons or resembling a tendon [syn: tendinous]
3: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight;
rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular
boxer"; "powerful arms" [syn: brawny, hefty, muscular,