muscleman

noun mus·cle·man \ ˈmə-səl-ˌman \
Updated on: 20 Mar 2018

Definition of muscleman

1 : a man with a muscular physique
2 : bully 2

Examples of muscleman in a Sentence

  1. musclemen and bodybuilders working out in the gym

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First Known Use of muscleman

1838

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of muscleman for English Language Learners

  • : a strong man with large muscles


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