beefy
adjective (beefier; -est) Date: 1743 1. a. heavily and powerfully built <
a beefy thug
>
b. substantial, sturdy <
beefy shock absorbers
>
2. a. of or suggesting beef <
a beefy flavor
>
b. full of beef <
a beefy steak
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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