beefier beefier

Definition(s):

  • (adj) muscular and heavily built

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Local funeral directors wandering through the exhibit examine the politely titled Dimensions line, launched in 2004 to accommodate an increasingly beefier populace.
  2. Several have received new authority and beefier budgets.
  3. Cattlemen eventually will have bigger and beefier herds to sell, and prices will then start to soften.

News

  1. 802.11ac: Better Coverage, But Won't Hit Advertised Speeds

    New submitter jcenters writes "Apple's new AirPort routers feature the new 802.11ac protocol, promising Wi-Fi speeds in excess of 1 Gbps, but Glenn Fleishman of TidBITS explains why we are unlikely to see such speeds any time soon. Quoting: 'When Apple says that its implementation of 802.11ac can achieve up to 1.3 Gbps — and other manufacturers with beefier radio systems already say up to 1.7 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Slashdot

  2. Apple tempts me with its new MacBook Air

    On Monday, during WWDC, Apple introduced a new MacBook Air lineup which now features Intel "Haswell" Core processors. The latest fruit-branded ultrabook generation comes with beefier specs, more internal storage in the 11-inch models and, bar the entry-level version, steeper or lower price-tags. Let's kick off with the 11-inch MacBook Airs. The base model is available for the same $999 as before ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: BetaNews

Quotes

  1. "There is a newer (vehicle) that is being fielded, but we're not allowed to train on that," Bailey said. "Those are being sent to Iraq. I don't even know the name. It'sa beefier, bulked-up version of the Guardian, with a bigger crew."
    on Jun 15, 2008 By: Christopher Bailey Source: Longview Daily News

  2. "He's going up against a man in Dwayne Curtis," Smith said. "Not that (his previous match-ups) weren't good, but (Curtis) is heavier, beefier and stronger."
    on Feb 21, 2006 By: Tubby Smith Source: Kykernel.com (subscription)

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