Synonyms of burly in English:

burly


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adjective

1‘two burly bodyguards stood by him’

SYNONYMS
strapping, well built, sturdy, sturdily built, powerfully built, broad-shouldered, brawny, strong, muscular, muscly, well muscled, athletic, thickset, big, hefty, bulky, robust, rugged, stocky, lusty, Herculean, vigorous
informal hunky, beefy, husky, hulking, ripped, shredded
North American informal buff
US informal jacked
literary stalwart, thewy, stark
technical mesomorphic
ANTONYMS

puny