muscular

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adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈməs-kyə-lər\

Definition of muscular

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or constituting muscle b :  of, relating to, or performed by the muscles

  2. 2 :  having well-developed musculature

  3. 3 a :  of or relating to physical strength :  brawny b :  having strength of expression or character :  vigorous <muscular prose> c :  characterized by forcefulness or resolve <muscular foreign policy> d :  full-bodied <muscular wines>

muscularity

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muscularly

play \ˈməs-kyə-lər-lē\ adverb

Examples of muscular in a sentence

  1. He has a muscular physique.

  2. His legs are very muscular.

1678

First Known Use of muscular

1678


MUSCULAR Defined for English Language Learners

muscular

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adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈməs-kyə-lər\

Definition of muscular for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to muscles

  • : having large and strong muscles


MUSCULAR Defined for Kids

muscular

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adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈmə-skyə-lər\

Definition of muscular for Students

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or done by the muscles <muscular strength> <muscular activity>

  2. 2 :  having large and strong muscles <muscular legs> <a muscular athlete>


Medical Dictionary

muscular

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adjective mus·cu·lar \ˈməs-kyə-lər\

Medical Definition of muscular

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or constituting muscleb:  of, relating to, or performed by the muscles

  2. 2:  having well-developed musculature

muscularly

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