Definition of muscle-bound in English:


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  • Having well-developed or overdeveloped muscles.

    ‘the muscle-bound bartender’
    • ‘Fast bowlers are supposed to be muscle-bound hunks who stride around with a permanent scowl, not cheerful lads with blonde highlights and a good sense of humour..’
    • ‘Lined up alongside bulkier, muscle-bound rivals, he looks like the underdog.’
    • ‘But they admit that the rewards for success are so great that athletes continue to pump up their already muscle-bound bodies to lift even heavier weights.’
    • ‘Paul dreamt he was a strong, muscle-bound titan.’
    • ‘We had some characters that were portly, rather than muscle-bound.’
    • ‘The behemoth's neck was too stout and muscle-bound, though, for his choke-hold to be effectual.’
    • ‘The other young man is not very tall, a bit too muscle-bound for my taste, and has that short spiky hair almost-shaved-at-the-side that I find most unattractive.’
    • ‘He was relegated to playing muscle-bound clods in a string of second-rate films.’
    • ‘I certainly know that if I had to wear one of those tight pairs of shorts and parade around in front of the regular, muscle-bound gorillas who seem to live in fitness centres, I'm sure I'd begin to feel even more stressed out.’
    • ‘There's more to strength then simply being a muscle-bound gym bunny.’
    • ‘Contrary to what many believe, student-athletes on the football team are not the bunch of muscle-bound, barbaric bimbos that we are so often perceived to be.’
    • ‘In those days, weight training was frowned upon as coaches thought it would make athletes muscle-bound, hampering performance.’
    • ‘The guy on the treadmill in front of me was muscle-bound, had a shaved head, and was wearing one of those tank tops with armholes cut down to his waist.’
    • ‘With his cane, his downcast eyes, and bandy legged gait, he is the antithesis of Hollywood muscle-bound steroid cases.’
    • ‘Of course, there are two sides to every coin and not all bouncers are muscle-bound, impotent meatheads.’
    • ‘He is careful with his weightlifting, not wanting to get muscle-bound, which would rob him of the upper-body flexibility he needs to produce bat speed.’
    • ‘Though not exactly muscle-bound, he had a strong, athletic build.’
    • ‘As a young child I was instantly drawn in by its muscle-bound heroes and action-packed battles.’
    • ‘He is well-known for his muscle-bound physique.’
    • ‘The muscle-bound, vegan, fitness-fanatic doesn't look like most men his age.’
    big, burly, heavy, tall, bulky, thickset, heavyset, chunky, strapping, powerfully built, hefty, muscular, muscle-bound, brawny, muscly, husky, solid, powerful, sturdy, solidly built, broad-shouldered, strong, big and strong, rugged, Herculean



/ˈməsəl ˌbound/ /ˈməsəl ˌbaʊnd/