Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A man who is physically powerful, especially one with well-developed muscles.
  • noun A strong man hired as a bodyguard or thug.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a bully employed by a gangster.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bodyguard.
  • noun bodybuilding A man with developed muscles.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
  • noun someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature

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Examples

  • This muscleman is flanked by two tiny bouncy Chihuahuas.

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  • This muscleman is flanked by two tiny bouncy Chihuahuas.

    Pátzcuaro

  • This muscleman is flanked by two tiny bouncy Chihuahuas.

    Pátzcuaro

  • The peoples have defied their prison guards and raised their voices loudly against the capitulation projects and accelerating steps towards turning Israel into a friend who can be counted on to play the role of the policeman or the "muscleman" against the new enemy Iran.

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • He was doing a muscleman pose with his shirt off, which was hilarious, because Daddy was almost as skinny as Kit.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • He was doing a muscleman pose with his shirt off, which was hilarious, because Daddy was almost as skinny as Kit.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • But neither Francis Bacon nor Lucian Freud nor Damien Hirst has shaped modern art as Hamilton did when he put a lolly with the word POP on it in the hand of a muscleman in his 1956 collage, Just What is it that Makes Today's Homes So Different, So Appealing?

    Richard Hamilton, the original pop artist, dies at 89

  • He was doing a muscleman pose with his shirt off, which was hilarious, because Daddy was almost as skinny as Kit.

    Slice Of Cherry

  • He's not tall, but he's stocky, though you wouldn't call him a muscleman.

    A Toast to a Real Strongman

  • He was doing a muscleman pose with his shirt off, which was hilarious, because Daddy was almost as skinny as Kit.

    Slice Of Cherry

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