powerfully built; robust.
How to use strapping in a sentence
The edgier styling is also boxier, but in a good way, with a chiseled front fascia, brawny side panels and strapping rear end—you know, sort of like Luke Evans.Smart haulers: Nissan Pathfinder and Ford Expedition | Joe Phillips | September 17, 2022 | Washington Blade
I have no hang ups about strapping boxes to my face for eight hours a day.The Metaverse Has Already Arrived. Here’s What That Actually Means | Peter Allen Clark | November 15, 2021 | Time
strapping sensors, cameras and connectivity to wheelchairs is the first step toward possibly unlocking self-driving capabilities in the future, National Seating & Mobility says.Start-ups seek to breathe new life into stagnant wheelchair industry | Dalvin Brown | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
The project hired a strapping Swedish ballet dancer to teach her the language, and by the spring of 1962 she was on her way to Sweden on her own — Jane would follow six weeks later after finishing first grade.
The strapping 24-year-old Brit is not only one of the hottest young actors in Hollywood but also dating ‘It Girl’ Cara Delevingne.Angelina Jolie’s New Muse: The Rise of Jack O’Connell, Star of the WWII Epic ‘Unbroken’ | Marlow Stern | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Google, the Great Meddler in the Cloud, asks why we would resist strapping cameras and televisions to our heads.
After serving for thirteen years as Det. Elliot Stabler, the strapping actor has transitioned into film.Life After ‘SVU’: Christopher Meloni on ‘They Came Together,’ Stabler, and His Famous Behind | Marlow Stern | June 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Oh, and don't forget about Daniel Day-Lewis' finest turn yet—or the comedy of our "strapping young Muslim socialist"-in-chief.
The two strapping marshals behind him looked plenty strong enough to have coaxed him to his feet if he had decided otherwise.9/11 Manhattan Murder Is No Mystery Thanks to Bin Laden Kin Trial | Michael Daly | March 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Some of them were drinking and eating; others were strapping provisions into portable form.Blazed Trail Stories | Stewart Edward White
strapping girls they were too; but so closely veiled that it was impossible to see what their features were like.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks | Bracebridge Hemyng
We breakfasted at daybreak, and strapping on our packs, marched down to the lake, prepared to commence our voyage.In the Wilds of Florida | W.H.G. Kingston
You're as fine, strapping a specimen of a healthy human being as I've ever seen.'Circus | Alan Edward Nourse
A strapping fellow like myself, not so bad-looking, oft hath his uses not indented in the bond to his overlord.Robert Annys: Poor Priest | Annie Nathan Meyer
British Dictionary definitions for strapping
(prenominal) tall and sturdy
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