chiseled

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adjective chis·eled \ˈchi-zəld\

Definition of chiseled

  1. :  formed or crafted as if with a chisel <chiseled good looks> <a chiseled essay> <a chiseled physique>

Examples of chiseled in a sentence

  1. He has the chiseled body of an athlete.

1781

First Known Use of chiseled

1781

Variants of chiseled

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CHISELED Defined for English Language Learners

chiseled

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adjective chis·eled \ˈchi-zəld\

Definition of chiseled for English Language Learners

  • : having an attractive well-formed shape

  • : having a strong, muscular body or form



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