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muscular

adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈməs-kyə-lər\

: of or relating to muscles

: having large and strong muscles

Full Definition of MUSCULAR

1
a :  of, relating to, or constituting muscle
b :  of, relating to, or performed by the muscles
2
:  having well-developed musculature
3
a :  of or relating to physical strength :  brawny
b :  having strength of expression or character :  vigorous <muscular prose>
c :  characterized by forcefulness or resolve <muscular foreign policy>
d :  full-bodied <muscular wines>
mus·cu·lar·i·ty \ˌməs-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
mus·cu·lar·ly \ˈməs-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb

Examples of MUSCULAR

  1. He has a muscular physique.
  2. His legs are very muscular.

First Known Use of MUSCULAR

1678
MUSCULARLY Defined for Kids

muscular

adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈmə-skyə-lər\

Definition of MUSCULAR for Kids

1
:  of, relating to, or done by the muscles <muscular strength> <muscular activity>
2
:  having large and strong muscles <muscular legs> <a muscular athlete>
Medical Dictionary

muscular

adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈməs-kyə-lər\

Medical Definition of MUSCULAR

1
a :  of, relating to, or constituting muscle b :  of, relating to, or performed by the muscles
2
:  having well-developed musculature
mus·cu·lar·ly \ˈməs-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb

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