Definition of muscular
2 : having well-developed musculature
3a : of or relating to physical strength : brawnyb : having strength of expression or character : vigorous muscular prosec : characterized by forcefulness or resolve muscular foreign policyd : full-bodied muscular wines
muscularityplay \ˌməs-kyə-ˈla-rə-tē\ noun
muscularlyplay \ˈməs-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb
Examples of muscular in a Sentence
He has a muscular physique.
His legs are very muscular.
Recent Examples of muscular from the Web
Some Brexiteers would doubtless enjoy such a muscular exertion of sovereignty.
The answer, director and choreographer Josh Rhodes hopes, is in going back to the show’s source: The muscular short-story prose of Damon Runyon.
Max Londberg The Kansas City Star Cyclists battle Kansas winds A team of cyclists on a trip to raise awareness for a rare muscular dystrophy-like disorder are being hit with Kansas winds, Eric Adler reports.
Biopharmaceutical developer Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. named a company outsider as its new chief executive, tapping Douglas Ingram to lead the firm which last year garnered government approval for its key Duchenne muscular dystrophy treatment.
The Kentucky guard attacks the basket with muscular impunity and with all of the grace and finesse of a bayonet charge.
Short, bald, tan, and surprisingly muscular, the 75-year-old anesthesiologist projects the life force of a man half his age.
José is maybe five feet tall, 40, muscular, wears an easy smile, and has small, thick hands.
I was born with Freeman-Sheldon Syndrome, a rare genetic bone and muscular disorder.
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First Known Use of muscular
MUSCULAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of muscular for English Language Learners
: of or relating to muscles
: having large and strong muscles
MUSCULAR Defined for Kids
Definition of muscular for Students
1 : of, relating to, or done by the muscles muscular strength muscular activity
2 : having large and strong muscles muscular legs a muscular athlete
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