“The rocking-horse and the big-boned Irish hunter” suggest rich mines of child psychology.
If only, oh, if only he could put life into that great six-foot, big-boned frame!
She was a magnificent and handsome virgin, big-boned, physically a little awkward, candid.
For Pete was big-boned and strong, and promised to be an ugly customer in a battle.
The blow was dealt straight between his eyes: he was a gross big-boned man, and he fell heavily.
He was big-boned and deep-chested, and had nervous as well as muscular strength.
Brown hands, lean but big-boned and powerful, clasped a rifle having a long slender barrel and a beautifully carved stock.
In Ithaca was a beggar named Irus, gluttonous and big-boned but a coward.
A big-boned young woman of about twenty, poorly clad and apparently much frightened, was standing on the opposite curbstone.
Son of Eccelino the monk, described in the poem as “many-muscled, big-boned Alberic.”