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1. brawny

adjective. ['ˈbrɔni'] (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful.

Synonyms

  • powerful
  • muscular
  • strong
  • sinewy

Antonyms

  • inconsiderable
  • light
  • ineffective
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • brawn (English)
  • brawne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Brawny

  • quievoni
  • dulany
  • scrawny
  • podany
  • molony
  • kewaunee
  • garmany
  • swaney
  • barany
  • tawney
  • shawnee
  • mauney
  • lonny
  • lonnie
  • daughney
  • connie
  • ciani

How do you pronounce brawny?

Pronounce brawny as ˈbrɔni.

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Sentences with brawny


1. Adjective
Because they are big, brawny and athletic, a pit bull conditioned for aggression becomes a formidable weapon.

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