muscular

If you're strong and athletic, with powerfully developed muscles, you can describe yourself as muscular.

Weight lifters are muscular, and so is the Incredible Hulk. If your grandmother has worked as a cattle farmer her entire life, she is probably pretty muscular too. Anyone with strong muscles can be described as muscular. In the 1600's, the word simply meant "pertaining to muscles," but by the mid-1700's, muscular specifically referred to well-developed muscles. The root word is the Latin musculus, which, oddly enough, means both "muscle" and "little mouse."

Definitions of muscular
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adj having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

Synonyms:
mesomorphic
athletic
having a sturdy and well proportioned body
Antonyms:
ectomorphic
having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
endomorphic, pyknic
having a squat and fleshy build
asthenic
having a slender physique
fat
having an (over)abundance of flesh
lean, thin
lacking excess flesh
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adj (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

“a muscular boxer”
Synonyms:
brawny, hefty, powerful, sinewy
strong
having strength or power greater than average or expected

adj of or relating to or consisting of muscle

muscular contraction”

adj having or suggesting great physical power or force

“the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony”
Synonyms:
powerful
having great power or force or potency or effect

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