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muscle-bound (adj.)

1879, from muscle (n.) + bound, past participle of bind (v.).

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of muscle-bound from WordNet

muscle-bound (adj.)
having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise;
he arrived accompanied by two muscle-bound body guards
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