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sinewy (adj) [of a person] having a thin and muscular body.
A sinewy person has a thin body and strong muscles. Sinewy arms are thin but full of muscle. A person having tough, strong and firm body is sinewy.
- Dave is an athlete and has a body that athlete should have. He is very sinewy. He is thin but is tough and muscular.
- She is sinewy and that makes her look more like a man than like woman. The strong, tough muscles of her arms give her the looks of a man.