Definition of built in English:


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Pronunciation: /bɪlt
past and past participle of build


(Of a person) having a specified physical size or build: a slightly built woman
More example sentences
  • She's a small, lightly built girl, but she was into grinding the winches and pulling the main sheets on and she was all over the boat.
  • A university graduate who savagely murdered his slightly built mother has been jailed for life.
  • He was a tall, robustly built person and I felt my arm joints aching after his jerky double hand shake.

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