built like a brick shithouse

built like a brick shithouse

  1. (Australia, Canada, British, US, New Zealand, simile, idiomatic, colloquial, mildly, vulgar) (of a man) Having a muscular body, particularly with well developed muscles of the chest, arms and abdominals.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:strapping
  2. (Canada, US, simile, idiomatic, colloquial, somewhat, vulgar) (of a woman) Having an athletic or muscular body; often implying also having large breasts and/or an attractive body. "Over built" for the purpose. More effectively, or handsomely built than is strictly necessary.
  3. (Australia, New Zealand, Britain, Canada, US, simile, colloquial, mildly, vulgar) (of an object) Exceptionally well constructed; strong or tough.

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