mus·​cled | \ ˈmə-səld How to pronounce muscled (audio) \

Definition of muscled

: having muscles especially of a specified kind often used in combination hard-muscled arms

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Long relegated to the legs of old or injured folks, too weak-muscled to counter gravity’s forces, the socks have finally pushed their way into widespread use by more vigorous beings. Judi Dash, The Denver Post, "Travel Gear: Progressive Compression Run Socks 2.0 from CEP," 2 May 2017

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First Known Use of muscled

1628, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of muscled was in 1628

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English Language Learners Definition of muscled

: having large muscles or muscles of a specified kind

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a strong desire or propensity

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