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strapping

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrappingstrap‧ping /ˈstræpɪŋ/ adjective [only before noun]  STRONG PERSONa strapping young man or woman is strong, tall, and looks healthy and active a strapping young lad
Examples from the Corpus
strappinga strapping 6-foot 18 year oldToday the entire Stannard family was present - three more children, all strapping creatures like the parents.He towered over everybody like a strapping Gallic chieftain.Some one who, for preference, was a big strapping lad but short on brains.He was a beautiful strapping lad.You are two healthy, strapping men.The farmer's daughters were a fine pair of strapping young girls.She remembered Martin as a strapping youth with a big appetite.
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