muscular [having well-developed muscles]

muscular [having well-developed muscles]
мускулест

adj


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  • Muscular — Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by much… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscular Christian — Muscular Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscular Christianity — Muscular Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscular excitability — Muscular Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscular sense — Muscular Mus cu*lar, a. [Cf. F. musculaire. See {Muscle}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a muscle, or to a system of muscles; consisting of, or constituting, a muscle or muscles; as, muscular fiber. [1913 Webster] Great muscular strength, accompanied by …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muscular — (adj.) 1680s, pertaining to muscles, from L. musculus (see MUSCLE (Cf. muscle) (n.)) + AR (Cf. ar). Earlier in same sense was musculous (early 15c.). Meaning having well developed muscles is from 1736. Muscular Christianity (1857) is originally… …   Etymology dictionary

  • muscular — ► ADJECTIVE 1) of or affecting the muscles. 2) having well developed muscles. DERIVATIVES muscularity noun muscularly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • muscular — [mus′kyo͞o lər, mus′kyələr] adj. [< L musculus (see MUSCLE) + AR] 1. of, consisting of, or accomplished by a muscle or muscles 2. having well developed muscles; strong; brawny 3. suggestive of great physical strength; powerful muscularity… …   English World dictionary

  • muscular — muscularity, n. muscularly, adv. /mus kyeuh leuhr/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to muscle or the muscles: muscular strain. 2. dependent on or affected by the muscles: muscular strength. 3. having well developed muscles; brawny. 4. vigorously and… …   Universalium

  • muscular — adj. 1 of or affecting the muscles. 2 having well developed muscles. Phrases and idioms: muscular Christianity a Christian life of cheerful physical activity as described in the writings of Charles Kingsley. muscular dystrophy see DYSTROPHY.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • muscular — mus•cu•lar [[t]ˈmʌs kyə lər[/t]] adj. 1) of or pertaining to muscle or the muscles 2) dependent on or affected by the muscles 3) having well developed muscles; brawny 4) cvb inf vigorous: muscular prose[/ex] • Etymology: 1675–85; < L… …   From formal English to slang

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