Definition of muscle-bound in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈməsəl ˌbound/


Having well-developed or overdeveloped muscles: the muscle-bound bartender
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  • 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 who end every sentence with ‘mate’.
  • 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.

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Syllabification: mus·cle-bound

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