He even set up a screening of Behind the burly Q earlier that day at CAA, his (and her) agency.
Improbably, the only disguise used by this tall, burly imposing man was to wear worker's overalls.
Bald, burly and profane, he has worked for both Karl Rove and Dick Cheney.
Based on his sock puppet, I expected him to be a burly bearded giant clad in plaid—basically, a Canadian Paul Bunyan.
I now regret that I did not request a couple of burly fellows from the mailroom to remove the woman from the premises.
burly troopers, grimed with powder and half drunk, lolled everywhere about its doors.
Not at all; I think I could swallow a burly Briton or two, if the occasion required.
Arriving there, a burly footman told him that His Lordship was not at home.
As she lay upon the ground scarcely breathing, a burly Indian came forward, and with one blow of a club crushed in her brain.
The four burly men sat down upon the chests, Von Blitz alone being visible to the watchers.
c.1300, perhaps from Old English burlic "noble, stately," literally "bowerly," fit to frequent a lady's apartment (see bower). Sense descended through "stout," and "sturdy" by 15c. to "heavily built." Another theory connects the Old English word to Old High German burlih "lofty, exalted," related to burjan "to raise, lift."
Burlesque: even when Buttons was in burly
Very difficult; tricky; dangerous: Check out his burly disaster slide (1990s+ Snowboarders & skateboarders)