- beef·i·ly, adverb
- beef·i·ness, noun
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How to use beefy in a sentence
Light precipitation is shed by the durable water repellant coating on the beefy 20-denier face fabric, and it doesn’t seem to impact the bag’s performance if some of that moisture finds its way inside the insulation.
Looking at pictures of headphone stands, you may think they’re all big, beefy blocks that eat up your workspace.The best headphone stands for audiophiles, gamers, and anyone with a desk | Irena Collaku | July 23, 2021 | Popular-Science
Just make sure your desk is big and beefy enough to support the weight, as all three monitors are mounted on a single pole in the middle.Best computer monitor stand: One trusty product to support every screen in your home office | Irena Collaku | July 13, 2021 | Popular-Science
If you’ve ever had a Beyond Burger or Impossible Burger, you know that plant-based food companies have figured out how to make fake beef that tastes pretty beefy.It’s hard to make chickenless chicken delicious. Has Beyond Meat cracked the code? | Sigal Samuel | July 9, 2021 | Vox
If you have a beefy graphics card or console, it might be worth turning ray tracing on, but read the rest of this article before you decide.The graphics settings that actually matter for video games (and what they do) | John Kennedy | July 8, 2021 | Popular-Science
There is no sign of the beefy NHL players who usually inhabit the place.The Most Depressing Show on Earth: Amongst the Clowns of Newark | Lizzie Crocker | March 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was twenty, blond, beefy, even younger than Sonny, and just starting with the Hernando, Mississippi, ambulance team.The Strange and Mysterious Death of Mrs. Jerry Lee Lewis | Richard Ben Cramer | January 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He wears large turbans, sports a long and bushy gray beard, is some six-feet three inches tall and weighs a beefy 250 pounds.
Never mind the fact that he was 45 pounds underweight when he auditioned to play the beefy lead.Spartacus Hero Liam McIntyre’s Unlikely Rise into the Role | Adam Auriemma | January 27, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was a beefy figure who never quite lost his German accent despite living all his adult life in the United States.
There was short, beefy Sergeant McGinty, a representative from the police who was to serve as coordinator.
His red, beefy face was corded and knotted with tension, and his skin glistened with oily perspiration.Unwise Child | Gordon Randall Garrett
He who was always beefy became beefier; his eyes bulged out with fury.The Secret Glory | Arthur Machen
It needed a beefy person with fat legs and a large amount of inexplicable dignity, a regular God-knows-why loftiness.The O'Ruddy | Stephen Crane
Yet a careful observer might have noticed that the pulse of his beefy neck was beating faster than usual.The Shadow | Arthur Stringer
British Dictionary definitions for beefy
informal muscular; brawny
informal fleshy; obese
- beefily, adverb
- beefiness, noun
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