Definition of physique noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//fɪˈziːk//
; NAmE NAmE//fɪˈziːk//
[countable, uncountable]
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the size and shape of a person’s body synonym build He has the physique of a rugby player. a powerful physique She doesn’t have the physique to be a dancer. Word Originearly 19th cent.: from French, literally ‘physical’ (used as a noun).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: physique