Synonyms for Sturdy:
•solid, durable (adjective)
robust, lusty, sound, athletic, stalwart, vigorous, hardy, muscular, unyielding, rugged, secure, husky, stout, powerful, firm, substantial, resolute, strong, tough, strapping.
solid as a rock.
powerful, mettlesome, stable, brawny, stout, heavy-duty, formidable, mighty, firm, robust, sinewy, husky, strong, muscular, energetic, virile, potent, vigorous, vital, tough.
material, appreciable, bodily, important, considerable, solid, physical, palpable, substantive, meaningful, actual, tangible, immanent, united, real, significant, firm, substantial.
n.stubborn, durable, heavy-duty, irresistible, solid as a rock. burly, athletic. sure, continue, secure, sound, unshakable. red-blooded, able-bodied, iron, lusty, strapping. •firm (noun)
rugged, stalwart, hardy, stout, robust, tough.
unshakable, irresistible. heavy-duty, lusty, burly, red-blooded, durable, strapping. stubborn, iron. secure. sure. •fit
•Other relevant words:
lusty, able-bodied, sure, unshakable, unyielding, heavy-duty, stalwart, red-blooded, hardy, rugged, secure, stubborn, burly, sound, durable, resolute, strapping, athletic, iron.
Usage examples for sturdy
Ermengarde watched her as her sturdy figure disappeared from view. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
Hawthorne writes much in his diary, at this juncture, of his friend Francis Bennoch, who clearly did the best he could, as a man and a brother, to make life cheerful for his American friend; a true, sturdy warm- hearted Englishman. – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns