broad-shouldered
broad-shouldered \broad-shouldered\ adj. same as {big-shouldered}.

Syn: big-shouldered, square-shouldered. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • broad-shouldered — adjective having broad shoulders big shouldered and heavy armed • Syn: ↑big shouldered, ↑square shouldered • Similar to: ↑robust …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-shouldered — /brɔd ˈʃoʊldəd/ (say brawd shohlduhd) adjective 1. broad across the shoulders. 2. capable of dealing with many problems or difficulties. See shoulder (def. 19). –broad shoulderedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • broad shouldered — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, athletic, brawny, burly, hairychested, he mannish, macho, muscle bound, muscular, potent, sinewy, thewy, thickset, ultramasculine, virile, viripotent, well built, well knit, well set, well set up, wiry …   Moby Thesaurus

  • broad shouldered — having wide shoulders …   English contemporary dictionary

  • broad-shouldered — having wide shoulders, having shoulders which are set far apart …   English contemporary dictionary

  • broad-shouldered —   Kīwa awa a, kihikihi nā po ohiwi, polinahe …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Broad — (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in breadth, or from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad acres — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad arrow — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Broad pennant — Broad Broad (br[add]d), a. [Compar. {Broader} (br[add]d [ e]r); superl. {Broadest}.] [OE. brod, brad, AS. br[=a]d; akin to OS. br[=e]d, D. breed, G. breit, Icel. brei[eth]r, Sw. & Dan. bred, Goth. braids. Cf. {Breadth}.] 1. Wide; extend in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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