Translation of burly in Spanish:


fornido, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈbərli/ /ˈbəːli/

adjective burlier, burliest

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    (big, strong)
    (man) fornido
    (man) corpulento
    (arms) musculoso
    • In the next-door compound, a burly man was whacking a skinny boy with a thick stick.
    • She had been clamped by the time she got outside, and two burly men demanded £125 to have her car released.
    • Blanche looked at him, a big burly man with an abdomen that was bulging over his belt which seemed much too tight for him.
    • A burly gentleman in plain clothes is insisting that we need a permit to photograph Burns outside Lenin's tomb.
    • He could then tell you that a couple of burly bobbies were hiding behind the hedge, stopwatch in hand, ready to bring you to book.
    • Julian was watching a burly man with beard and sunburn make his way across the lobby.
    • Just eyeball some of those burly boys who stand menacingly in the doorways and you'll get my drift.
    • I sat cramped next to a burly fellow who obviously had a lot of faith in the medicinal qualities of garlic.
    • At one point down York Street I saw a rugby ball fly over the road and some burly blokes by the Hook Line and Sinker tried to push a bus.
    • The singer Donovan turned up with his friend, a burly bloke called Gypsy.
    • I saw one burly man whipping his horse with one of these and received a mouthful of abuse when I pleaded with him to stop.
    • I could only grunt in response, as by that stage his two burly assistants had bundled me in to a chair and strapped me down.
    • The burly Peter started at centre forward and played his part in the Kilkenny win.
    • He is a tall, burly man in his early 40s, with cropped hair, a friendly grin and a firm handshake.
    • So I bombed out of the office, jumped into a cab and whizzed home, to find two burly men in overalls on the doorstep.
    • If a burly gentleman doesn't challenge you to fisticuffs, the table is ready.
    • The burly men with biceps will be competing in the grand final in a series of face-to-face bouts.
    • The burly man stared at him and took his arm, leading the young man across the street.
    • There were four burly men at the table, miners by the look of them, men who delved in the earth.
    • A large burly man was carrying a large rifle, his sword hanging by his waist, motioning to his men.