muscle–bound

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adjective mus·cle–bound \ˈmə-səl-ˌbau̇nd\

Definition of muscle–bound

  1. 1 :  having some of the muscles tense and enlarged and of impaired elasticity sometimes as a result of excessive exercise

  2. 2 :  lacking in flexibility :  rigid

First Known Use of muscle–bound

1879


MUSCLE–BOUND Defined for English Language Learners

muscle-bound

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adjective

Definition of muscle–bound for English Language Learners

  • : having large muscles that do not move and stretch easily


MUSCLE–BOUND Defined for Kids

muscle–bound

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adjective mus·cle–bound \ˈmə-səl-ˌbau̇nd\

Definition of muscle–bound for Students

  1. :  having large muscles that do not move and stretch easily


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muscle–bound

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adjective mus·cle–bound \ˈməs-əl-ˌbau̇nd\

Medical Definition of muscle–bound

  1. :  having some of the muscles tense and enlarged and of impaired elasticity sometimes as a result of excessive exercise

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