Related formssin·ew·i·ness, nounun·sin·ew·y, adjective
Examples from the Web for sinewy
His flesh is sagging a bit, but he is still trim and looks lean, sinewy and tough.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A sinewy woman emerges, stepping out onto the gray city sidewalk.The Making of Kiesza: From Navy Sharpshooter to Beauty Queen to Pop Diva|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Charles Ray has a suite of 15 ink-on-paper paintings in an adjacent room, depicting flowers with sinewy, rainbow-colored petals.
The sinewy muscles of his arms bunched together fiercely at his shoulder.
There was some talk, that maybe, just maybe, this sinewy kid would be a hell of a ticket asset.
He rose as he thus spoke, folding his sinewy arms across his wide chest.What Will He Do With It, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
We often heard songs, and saw bare, sinewy arms working briskly and skilfully.What Shall We Do?|Leo Tolstoy
It braced its sinewy legs and halted at the very brink, while bunny crossed to the safe woods.Rolf In The Woods|Ernest Thompson Seton
Every little while he clutched the edge of the rug in his sinewy hand, not knowing in his agony what he did.Katrine|Elinor Macartney Lane
The chief was past the prime of life, but still a powerful and sinewy man.The Dash for Khartoum|George Alfred Henty