having strong sinews
: a sinewy back.
of or like sinews
; tough, firm, braided, or resilient: a sinewy rope.
having conspicuous sinews
; stringy: tough, sinewy meat.
vigorous or forceful, as language
, style, etc.: a sinewy argument.
Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English; Related forms
is always a great word to know.
So is ninnyhammer. Does it mean: