What does the word sinewy mean?

Usage examples for sinewy

  1. I could stand being licked by another man, but the idea of facing one of those sinewy young- lady champions whose stalwart face looks out at you from the sporting page is repellent to me. – Cobb's Bill-of-Fare by Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb
  2. There was a heave of brawny shoulders, a straining of sinewy limbs, and the line of bodies swayed backwards as one, when a voice rose: All together! – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss
  3. A dark little man by the name of Douglas and a sinewy giant by the name of Lincoln were thrilling the West. – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox