from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having inelastic, overdeveloped muscles, usually as the result of excessive exercise.
  • adj. Hindered by or as if by overdeveloped muscles.
  • adj. Characterized by inflexibility; rigid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having pronounced muscle development through weightlifting, bodybuilding, or other physical exercise.
  • adj. Having excessive muscle.
  • adj. Ungainly as a result of muscle over-development.


From muscle + bound "held" (Wiktionary)



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.