Definition of muscular in English:

muscular

Line breaks: mus¦cu|lar
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌskjʊlə
 
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adjective

Derivatives

muscularity

Pronunciation: /-ˈlarɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • Soon after researchers found that creatine helped athletes increase muscularity and strength, thousands of individuals began taking it with juice.
  • The advantages of the stumpy standup rods and harness is that playing of a heavyweight fish becomes a real contest of endurance and technique, rather than muscularity and brute strength.
  • As a competitor, my job is to build the most muscular body possible, and that means I need both overall muscle mass and individual muscularity.

muscularly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Dave and I forged on up and down the slopes, stopping to admire the olive-green frogs that leaped muscularly away from our descending boots to freeze like tiny carvings beneath tussocks of wet grass.
  • ‘That's an interesting question, but I'd say it combines reflexes for fast-twitch muscles and slow-twitch muscles, cardiovascularly and muscularly,’ he says.
  • Looking notably better muscularly, her lower finish reinforces the fact that this class was extremely competitive and of high quality.

Origin

late 17th century: alteration of earlier musculous, in the same sense.

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