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mus·cu·lar

 (mŭs′kyə-lər)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle: muscular contraction.
2. Having well-developed muscles: a muscular build.
3. Having or suggesting great forcefulness, especially at the expense of subtlety: muscular reasoning that does not bother with the finer points; muscular advocacy groups.

[From Latin mūsculus, muscle; see muscle.]

mus′cu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
mus′cu·lar·ly adv.
Synonyms: muscular, brawny, burly, sinewy
These adjectives mean strong and powerfully built: a muscular build; brawny arms; a burly stevedore; a lean and sinewy frame.
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muscular

(ˈmʌskjʊlə) or

musculous

adj
1. (Physiology) having well-developed muscles; brawny
2. (Anatomy) of, relating to, or consisting of muscle
[C17: from New Latin muscularis, from musculus muscle]
muscularity n
ˈmuscularly adv
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mus•cu•lar

(ˈmʌs kyə lər)

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. vigorous: muscular prose.
[1675–85; < Latin mūscul(us) muscle]
mus`cu•lar′i•ty, n.
mus′cu•lar•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.muscular - of or relating to or consisting of muscle; "muscular contraction"
2.muscular - having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layermuscular - having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
3.muscular - having or suggesting great physical power or force; "the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony"
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
4.muscular - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weightmuscular - (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful; "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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muscular

adjective strong, powerful, athletic, strapping, robust, vigorous, sturdy, stalwart, husky (informal), beefy (informal), lusty, sinewy, muscle-bound, brawny, powerfully built, thickset, well-knit tanned muscular legs
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muscular

adjective
Characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built:
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Translations
عَضَليعَضَلِيٌّقَوي العَضَل
svalovýsvalnatý
muskulærmuskel-
lihaksikas
mišićavmišičavmišićnimuskulozan
vöîva-vöîvastæltur; sterkur
筋骨たくましい
근육이 발달한
svalový
mišičen
muskulös
เกี่ยวกับกล้ามเนื้อ
adaleligüçlükaskaslıkuvvetli
thuộc cơ bắp

muscular

[ˈmʌskjʊləʳ]
A. ADJ
1. (Med, Physiol) [tissue, pain, control] → muscular
2. (= brawny) [person, body] → musculoso
B. CPD muscular dystrophy Ndistrofia f muscular
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muscular

[ˈmʌskjʊlər] adj
[weakness, problem, development] → musculaire
[person, arm] → musclé(e)muscular dystrophy [ˌmʌskjʊlərˈdɪstrəfi] ndystrophie f musculaire
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muscular

adj
(= relating to muscles)Muskel-, muskulär (form); muscular cramp or spasmMuskelkrampf m; muscular controlMuskelbeherrschung f; muscular painsMuskelschmerzen pl
(= having strong muscles)muskulös; to be of muscular buildmuskulös gebaut sein
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muscular

[ˈmʌskjʊləʳ] adjmuscolare; (person, arm) → muscoloso/a
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muscle

(ˈmasl) noun
any of the bundles of fibres in the body which, by contracting or relaxing, cause movement of the body. He has well-developed muscles in his arms.
muscular (ˈmaskjulə) adjective
1. of, or relating to, muscle(s). great muscular strength.
2. having well-developed muscles; strong. She is tall and muscular.
muscle in (often with on)
to gain entry, or gain a share of something by force. The large firms have muscled in on all the important contracts.
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muscular

عَضَلِيٌّ svalový muskulær muskulös μυώδης muscular lihaksikas musculaire mišićav muscoloso 筋骨たくましい 근육이 발달한 gespierd muskulær umięśniony muscular мышечный muskulös เกี่ยวกับกล้ามเนื้อ kas thuộc cơ bắp 肌肉的
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mus·cu·lar

a. muscular, musculoso-a, rel. al músculo;
___ atrophyatrofia ___;
___ contractionscontracciones ___ -es;
___ dystrophydistrofia ___;
___ rigidityrigidez ___.
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muscular

adj muscular; (person) musculoso; — dystrophy distrofia muscular
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