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.
consisting of or resembling a tendon or tendons
(esp of language, style, etc) vigorous; forceful
(of meat, etc) tough; stringy
noun, (in the Volsunga Saga) 1. the son of Signy by her brother Sigmund.
noun, plural sinfonias, sinfonie [sin-foh-nee-ey; Italian seen-faw-nee-e] /ˌsɪn foʊˈni eɪ; Italian ˌsin fɔˈni ɛ/ (Show IPA). Music. 1. a symphony. noun (pl) -nie (-ˈniːeɪ) 1. another word for symphony (sense 2), symphony (sense 3) 2. (capital when part of a name) a symphony orchestra
noun 1. a short symphony. 2. a small symphony orchestra, often composed solely of stringed instruments. 3. a symphony for fewer than the usual number of instruments. noun 1. a short or light symphony 2. (capital when part of name) a small symphony orchestra
adjective 1. characterized by, guilty of, or full of sin; wicked: a sinful life. adjective 1. having committed or tending to commit sin: a sinful person 2. characterized by or being a sin: a sinful act