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Dictionary entry overview: What does burly mean?
• BURLY (adjective)
The adjective BURLY has 1 sense:
1. muscular and heavily built
Familiarity information: BURLY used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Muscular and heavily built
a beefy wrestler / had a tall burly frame / clothing sizes for husky boys / a strapping boy of eighteen / 'buirdly' is a Scottish term
robust (physically strong)
Scotland (one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts)
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