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- adj. Alternative form of musclebound.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Suffering from a loss of elasticity of the muscles, with increase in bulk, a condition which sometimes results from overtraining.
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- adj. having stiff muscles as the result of excessive exercise
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Starring the unimpressive, muscle-bound Hawaiian Jason Momoa as Conan, it begins with his warrior father delivering him by Caesarian section using a dagger on his dying wife during a fierce battle.
The company added that the sexual content was shown in an "exaggerated, non-realistic way" to send up the main character who was a "1980s, muscle-bound, ultra-macho figure of fun".
"It's no coincidence that protagonists from '80s-era, Reagan-era games are these testosterone, muscle-bound rah-rah characters," he said.
Indeed, the muscle-bound look isn't even cosmetic.
Ironically, few women of any age find muscle-bound guys attractive.
(The TV show isn't far off in their depiction muscle-bound guidos out cruising for chicks, and failing that, a fight).
Of course, there is the added bonus of playing a King versus just the father of a muscle-bound barbarian.
When I read about some young women working herself up into a tizzy about whether or not a toothsome hunk of muscle-bound manhood might lead her down the aisle, I just want to advise her to pay close attention to the cleanliness or otherwise of his apartment and his relationship to his mother.
He also describes a Michelangelo-Leonardo feud in which the latter referred to Michelangelo's muscle-bound nudes as "looking like a bag of walnuts."
Many of the portraits of women in this exhibition are truly sexy, even, despite its muscle-bound Michelangelo-derived pose and completely covering clothing, the 1803-15 one of Isabella Wolff (c. 1771-1829, the only woman with whom Lawrence seems to have been romantically linked).