able-bodied

adjective able-bod·ied \ ˌā-bəl-ˈbä-dēd \

Definition of able-bodied

: having a sound strong body

First Known Use of able-bodied

1600

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ABLE-BODIED Defined for English Language Learners

able-bodied

Definition of able-bodied for English Language Learners

  • : having a healthy and strong body : physically fit


ABLE-BODIED Defined for Kids

able-bodied

adjective able-bod·ied \ ˌā-bəl-ˈbä-dēd \

Definition of able-bodied for Students

: physically fit


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