move a muscle

Definition of move a muscle

  1. :  to move even the slightest bit —used in negative statements Wait here and don't move a muscle. Nobody moved a muscle.

Word by Word Definitions

moveplay
  1. :  to go or pass to another place or in a certain direction with a continuous motion

    :  to proceed toward a certain state or condition

    :  to become transferred during play

  1. :  the act of moving a piece (as in chess)

    :  the turn of a player to move

    :  a step taken especially to gain an objective :  maneuver

muscleplay
  1. :  a body tissue consisting of long cells that contract when stimulated and produce motion

    :  an organ that is essentially a mass of muscle tissue attached at either end to a fixed point and that by contracting moves or checks the movement of a body part

    :  muscular strength :  brawn

  1. :  to move or force by or as if by muscular effort

    :  to make one's way by brute strength or by force


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