physique

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noun phy·sique \fə-ˈzēk\

Definition of physique

  1. :  the form or structure of a person's body :  bodily makeup

Examples of physique in a sentence

  1. <she had a well-toned physique>

Origin and Etymology of physique

French, from physique physical, bodily, from Latin physicus of nature, from Greek physikos


First Known Use: 1804


PHYSIQUE Defined for English Language Learners

physique

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noun phy·sique \fə-ˈzēk\

Definition of physique for English Language Learners

  • : the size and shape of a person's body


PHYSIQUE Defined for Kids

physique

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noun phy·sique \fə-ˈzēk\

Definition of physique for Students

  1. :  the size and shape of a person's body


Medical Dictionary

physique

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noun phy·sique \fə-ˈzēk\

Medical Definition of physique

  1. :  the form or structure of a person's body :  bodily makeup <a muscular physique>



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