muscle in

Definition of muscle in

:to use force or influence in a way that is wrong or unwanted in order to become involved in something for selfish reasons usually + on
  • His competitors have tried to muscle in on his business.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : 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

  3. : muscular strength : brawn

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

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


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