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mus·cle·man

also muscle man  (mŭs′əl-măn′)
n. Informal
1. A man who is physically powerful, especially one with well-developed muscles.
2. A strong man hired as a bodyguard or thug.

muscleman

(ˈmʌsəlˌmæn)
n, pl -men
1. (Physiology) a man with highly developed muscles
2. a henchman employed by a gangster to intimidate or use violence upon victims

mus•cle•man

(ˈmʌs əlˌmæn)

n., pl. -men.
1. a man with a muscular physique.
2. Slang. bodyguard.
[1925–30, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muscleman - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguardmuscleman - a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard; "the drug lord had his muscleman to protect him"
bully, hooligan, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, yob, yobbo, yobo, tough - a cruel and brutal fellow
2.muscleman - someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculaturemuscleman - someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
Translations

muscleman

[ˈmʌslmæn] N (musclemen (pl)) → forzudo m

muscleman

[ˈmʌslˌmæn] n (-men (pl)) → mister muscolo m inv
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