muscle-bound

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

Definition of muscle-bound

1 : having some of the muscles tense and enlarged and of impaired elasticity sometimes as a result of excessive exercise
2 : lacking in flexibility : rigid

First Known Use of muscle-bound

1879

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MUSCLE-BOUND Defined for English Language Learners

muscle-bound

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

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

Definition of muscle-bound for Students

: having large muscles that do not move and stretch easily

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muscle-bound

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

medical Definition of muscle-bound

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

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