American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to an ectomorph.
- adj. of or pertaining to an ectomorph
- adj. having a build with little fat or muscle but with long limbs
- ectoderm + -morphic (Wiktionary)
- ecto(derm) + -morphic. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Joe Wright said it was really important that I do next to nothing and listen a lot, which is very counterintuitive to my kind of ectomorphic disposition, so it was an equal challenge for me, in that way.”
“On Thursday, Mr. Schleck and Mr. Contador would ascend the decisive Col du Tourmalet together, like an ectomorphic Butch and Sundance.”
“He wanted the body of a muscular mesomorph with wide shoulders and narrow waist but his six foot four inch bony frame had an ectomorphic musculature and no amount of pumping iron would bulk up his long thin limbs.”
“Monteiro the actor had a certain ectomorphic comic grace that has prompted comparison to French auteur Jacques Tati.”
“Joe Wright said it was really important that I do next to nothing and listen a lot, which is very counterintuitive to my ectomorphic disposition.”
“We marched all the way to the big arena, where I rode with the ectomorphic teenagers and their preternaturally good lower leg positions.”
“Currently sitting in second position is the ectomorphic Andy Schleck of Team Saxo Bank.”
“I should add - she's a skinny little ectomorphic fast-metabolism speed demon.”
“I wish somebody would explain mesomorphic and ectomorphic to me.”
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