Definition of strapping:
muscular, coltish, bullnecked, full, brawny, vigorous, barrel-chested, able-bodied, compact, red-blooded, beefy, tall, husky, sturdy, gruff, lusty, powerful, robust, strong, strong, high, hoarse, vital, buirdly, iron, burly, big, heavy, built.
fastening (part of speech: verb)
- "Killykinick", Mary T. Waggaman.
- "Modern American Prose Selections", Various.
- "The Prodigal Judge", Vaughan Kester.