Strapping vs Beefy - What's the difference?

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Strapping is a related term of beefy.

As adjectives the difference between strapping and beefy

is that strapping is (obsolete) of a young woman full of vigor; lusty while beefy is similar to, or tasting like beef.

As a verb strapping

is .

As a noun strapping

is adhesive plaster for strapping injuries.




  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Of a young woman full of vigor; lusty.
  • Of a person of either sex; Having a sturdy muscular physique; robust.
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  • Adhesive plaster for strapping injuries.
  • A length of narrow material to be used for straps, or straps collectively.
  • A beating with a strap.
  • Anagrams





  • Similar to, or tasting like beef.
  • Containing beef.
  • (informal) Strong or muscular.
  • The barman was a big, beefy guy with his sleeves rolled up and tattoos on his arms.
  • (informal) Sturdy; robust.
  • The software slows down even a beefy computer.