Antonyms of adj burly

1 sense of burly

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")

INDIRECT (VIA robust) -> frail -- (physically weak; "an invalid's frail body")

Similarity of adj burly

1 sense of burly

Sense 1
beefy, burly, husky, strapping, buirdly -- (muscular and heavily built; "a beefy wrestler"; "had a tall burly frame"; "clothing sizes for husky boys"; "a strapping boy of eighteen"; "`buirdly' is a Scottish term")
       => robust (vs. frail) -- (sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial")

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