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Definition of muscle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

muscle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈmʌsl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌsl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they muscle
BrE BrE//ˈmʌsl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌsl//
 
he / she / it muscles
BrE BrE//ˈmʌslz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌslz//
 
past simple muscled
BrE BrE//ˈmʌsld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌsld//
 
past participle muscled
BrE BrE//ˈmʌsld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌsld//
 
-ing form muscling
BrE BrE//ˈmʌslɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmʌslɪŋ//
 
 
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Word Origin late Middle English: from French, from Latin musculus, diminutive of mus ‘mouse’ (some muscles being thought to be mouse-like in form). Phrasal Verbsmuscle in
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: muscle