Meaning of hench in English:


Pronunciation /ˈhɛn(t)ʃ/


informal British
  • Strong, fit, and having well-developed muscles (typically used of a man)

    • ‘there's nothing funnier than seeing a really hench guy walking a tiny dog’
    • ‘he's looking pretty hench’
    • ‘Mike thinks he is so hench.’
    • ‘Not all girls like hench guys - some actually like slim/skinny fellas.’
    • ‘Girls say they don't wanna use weights in the gym because they don't wanna get hench, like getting hench is easy!’
    • ‘A couple of hench guys were just walking around the gym doing nothing.’
    • ‘Everyone knows someone skinny that thinks they're hench.’
    • ‘Who on earth is this guy? Never seen someone so hench in my entire life!’
    • ‘There was this hench guy on the rowing machines and I got competitive and tried to keep up with him.’
    • ‘Just got in and there's a hench spider in my front room and no-one's here to get rid of it for me!’
    • ‘This guy at gym helps me and my mate train and he's SO hench.’
    • ‘Check out our website for information and products on sports nutrition and good luck getting hench!’


Early 21st century perhaps from henchman.