bodily property

Definitions of bodily property

n an attribute of the body

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the bodily attribute of being bipedal; having two feet
dominance, laterality
superior development of one side of the body
body-build, build, habitus, physique
constitution of the human body
avoirdupois, blubber, fat, fatness
excess bodily weight
leanness, spareness, thinness
the property of having little body fat
height, stature
(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
bearing, carriage, posture
characteristic way of bearing one's body
processes and functions of an organism
physiological property
a property having to do with the functioning of the body
attitude, position, posture
the arrangement of the body and its limbs
order arms
a position in the manual of arms; the rifle is held vertically on the right side with the butt on the ground; often used as a command
a tall and thin physique
dumpiness, squattiness
a short and stout physique
body type, somatotype
a category of physique
adiposeness, adiposity, fattiness
having the property of containing fat
abdominousness, paunchiness
the bodily property of a protruding belly
greasiness, oiliness, oleaginousness
consisting of or covered with oil
corpulency, fleshiness, obesity
more than average fatness
an extreme accumulation of fat on the buttocks
scrawniness, skinniness
the bodily property of lacking flesh
boniness, bonyness, emaciation, gauntness, maceration
extreme leanness (usually caused by starvation or disease)
slenderness, slightness, slimness
the property of an attractively thin person
the property of being taller than average stature
the property of being shorter than average stature
manner of walking, walk
manner of walking
a stooping carriage in standing and walking
beautiful carriage
awkwardness, clumsiness
the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
aliveness, animateness, liveness
the property of being animated; having animal life as distinguished from plant life
inanimateness, lifelessness
not having life
gender, sex, sexuality
the properties that distinguish organisms on the basis of their reproductive roles
asexuality, sexlessness
having no evident sex or sex organs
the property of being lean and tough and sinewy
ballet position
classical position of the body and especially the feet in ballet
a reclining position (as in a bed)
the position of being turned outward
lithotomy position
a position lying on your back with knees bent and thighs apart; assumed for vaginal or rectal examination
lotus position
a sitting position with the legs crossed; used in yoga
missionary position
a position for sexual intercourse; a man and woman lie facing each other with the man on top; so-called because missionaries thought it the proper position for primitive peoples
a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes
(obstetrics) position of the fetus in the uterus relative to the birth canal
abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
(Hinduism) a posture or manner of sitting (as in the practice of yoga)
a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
sprawl, sprawling
an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
standing posture
(sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
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a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

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