Definition of Broad-shouldered

1. Adjective. Having broad shoulders. "Big-shouldered and heavy-armed"

Exact synonyms: Big-shouldered, Square-shouldered
Similar to: Robust



Definition of Broad-shouldered

1. Adjective. Having broad shoulders. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a sturdy construction or constitution. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Broad-shouldered

broad-leafs
broad-leaved
broad-leaved bottletree
broad-leaved dock
broad-leaved epiphyllum
broad-leaved everlasting pea
broad-leaved garlic
broad-leaved montia
broad-leaved plantain
broad-leaved twayblade
broad-leaves
broad-minded
broad-mindedly
broad-mindedness
broad-mouthed
broad-shouldered (current term)
broad-spectrum
broad-spectrum antibiotic
broad-spectrum antibiotics
broad-winged hawk
broad-winged hawks
broad across the beam
broad antigen
broad arrow
broad awake
broad bean
broad beech fern
broad beta disease
broad buckler-fern
broad church

Literary usage of Broad-shouldered

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1. The Book Lover: A Magazine of Book Lore (1900)
"... broad-shouldered, full- faced, farmer-like man standing holding the door, without coat or vest, necktie or collar, wristbands and collar unbuttoned. ..."

2. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"York. MDB. (West Riding Yorks), o, i. Broad.—(i) Nick, 'the broad,' ie the stout, the broad-shouldered. ..."

3. Reminiscences of Eton (Keate's Time) by Charles Allix Wilkinson (1888)
"A strong, broad-shouldered athletic fellow in the eight made a bet that he would swim from Windsor Bridge to Brocas Clump. All who know Eton know what a ..."

4. Southwestern Historical Quarterly by Texas State Historical Association, Herbert Eugene Bolton, Eugene Campbell Barker, University of Texas at Austin Center for Studies in Texas History (1905)
"... height broad shouldered, long face, beardless, aquiline nose, eyebrows meeting, light grey eyes, black curled hair, black eye-brows, dark complexion. 3. ..."

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