Having much meat of the nature of meat resembling beef fleshy
- muscular and greatly built
- Having much beef; regarding the nature of meat; resembling meat; fleshy.
"brawny," 1743, from meat (letter.) in colloquial prolonged sense "human muscle mass" + -y (2). Relevant: Beefiness.
(a.) Having much beef; associated with nature of meat; resembling beef; fleshy.
Several of the beefy men living in the house were in the grassy, well-lit courtyard, sparring with swords, knives, and other weaponry that looked like it came straight out of the Middle Ages.