Definition of muscular adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈmʌskjələ(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌskjələr//
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  1. 1connected with the muscles muscular tension/power/tissue
  2. 2(informal muscly
    BrE BrE//ˈmʌsli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌsli//
    having large strong muscles a muscular body/build/chest He was tall, lean and muscular. See related entries: Exercise
  3. Word Origin late 17th cent.: alteration of earlier musculous, in the same sense.
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