- Fit and healthy; not physically disabled: he was the only able-bodied man on the farm (as plural noun the able-bodied) full integration between the able-bodied and the disabledMore example sentences
healthy, fit, in good health, robust, strong, sound, sturdy, vigorous, hardy, hale and hearty, athletic, muscular, strapping, tough, powerful, mighty, rugged, burly, brawny, stalwart, lusty, staunch; in good shape, in good trim, in tip-top condition, in fine fettle, fighting fit, as fit as a fiddle, as fit as a flea, as strong as an ox• informal huskyNorth American • informal buff
- They showed no real differences between the physically disabled and able-bodied athletes.
- The vessel is designed to enable able-bodied and physically disabled people to experience the adventure of off-shore sailing.
- A new project - Crank it Up - wants to see more able-bodied and disabled people enjoying the benefits of cycling.