Synonyms for strapping

Grammar : Adj
Spell : strap-ing
Phonetic Transcription : ˈstræp ɪŋ

Top 10 synonyms for strapping Other synonyms for the word strapping

Définition of strapping

Origin :
  • "tall and sturdy," originally applied to women, 1650s, from present participle of strap (v.). Cf. similar senses of whopping, spanking.
  • adj big and strong
Example sentences :
  • A fine, strapping trio they were, splendidly horsed and admirably equipped.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner of Zenda » by Anthony Hope
  • Mason paused halfway in the act of strapping on his packsack.
  • Extract from : « The Long Voyage » by Carl Richard Jacobi
  • Then there's Romulus and Remus, the twins, strapping young fellows.
  • Extract from : « The Trail of '98 » by Robert W. Service
  • "Good-bye," said Ralph, who was just then strapping his books together for school.
  • Extract from : « Grandmother Dear » by Mrs. Molesworth
  • You're as fine, strapping a specimen of a healthy human being as I've ever seen.'
  • Extract from : « Circus » by Alan Edward Nourse
  • She was strapping her school satchel across her back like a knapsack.
  • Extract from : « Madge Morton's Secret » by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  • And he remembered that he—a boy—had not been able, this very day, to take even a strapping!
  • Extract from : « The Rich Little Poor Boy » by Eleanor Gates
  • Many members of the crowded audience were in strapping and bandages.
  • Extract from : « The Dop Doctor » by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  • He to whom it was said was Edgar Berrington, our hero, a strapping youth of twenty-one.
  • Extract from : « Under the Waves » by R M Ballantyne
  • It's forty years since I saw her, and she the strapping woman.
  • Extract from : « The Wind Bloweth » by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne

Antonyms for strapping

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