Examples of muscular in a Sentence
He has a muscular physique.
His legs are very muscular.
Recent Examples of muscular from the Web
Jerika, of Appleton, Wis., died last September after a lifelong battle with spinal muscular atrophy type 2, which destroys nerves cells in the brain stem and spinal cord that control voluntary muscle activity.
Jerry Lewis was a comedy legend who achieved fame in a partnership with Dean Martin and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons.
He was described as black and about 6 feet tall with a muscular build.
Yet today, there seems to be no real objection from the South Korean public to Moon's muscular response to the North.
But in his brief appearance before supporters Lopez exhibited a muscular physique honed from exercise in jail.
Some Brexiteers would doubtless enjoy such a muscular exertion of sovereignty.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Frances Isbell has spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disorder that has left her unable to walk or even roll over in bed.
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.
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First Known Use of muscular
Related Wordswiry; powerful, strong; beefy, burly, hefty, hulking, husky; able-bodied, athletic, herculean, mighty, robust, rugged, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy; muscle-bound; sculpted
Near Antonymsnonathletic; debilitated, delicate, effete, enervated, enfeebled, feeble, fragile, frail, weak, weakened, weakly, wimpy; light, lightweight, slight; lean, slender, slim, svelte, sylphlike, thin, willowy; emaciated, gaunt, lank, rawboned, scraggy, spare
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
- muscular strength
- muscular activity
- muscular legs
- a muscular athlete
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