strapping :

Search Words
You can search or browse for words

strapping

stra ping

  • v  tie with a strap
  • v  beat severely with a whip or rod
  • v  sharpen with a strap
  • v  secure (a sprained joint) with a strap
  • s  muscular and heavily built
    a strapping boy of eighteen

  • Logan Wells, a strapping 14-year-old, reads The Little Engine That Could to Alec Matias and Jacob Hill.
  • A strapping Conan: the Barbarian kind of guy with a friggin' enormous personality.
  • Young, strapping men armed with crowbars knocked spaghetti, oranges and hunks of meat onto the floor as they rushed to scoop up groceries.
News & Articles

  • Amid Gitmo strike, ex-detainee tells of force-feed
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 44 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 15, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • As hunger strike roils Guantanamo, ex-prisoner talks of his long protest and forced feeding
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba — For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 43 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 15, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Amid Gitmo strike, ex-detainee tells of force-feed - NBC40.net
    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) - For more than three months, the U.S. military has faced off with defiant prisoners on a hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, strapping down as many as 43 each day to feed them a liquid nutrient mix through a nasal tube to prevent them from starving to death.
    June 15, 2013 - NBC40 South Jersey
Quotes

  • Bob Costas in SportingNews.com
    As anyone can plainly see, I'm 5-61/2 and a strapping 150, and unlike some people, I came by all of it naturally,Costas said Thursday in a telephone interview.
  • John Terry in Sportinglife.com
    My elbow is all right,said Terry. "There is just a bit of strapping in case I fall and jar it. The last couple of days it has been getting better and hopefully I am going to train without the strapping. I have full range of movement. It is...
  • Muhammad Ijaz-ul-Haq in Times Online
    If somebody has to attack by strapping bombs to his body to protect the honour of the Prophet then it is justified,Mr ul-Haq told the National Assembly.

Bee Dictionary: Search, browse, look at common errors, idioms and more.