from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal A man who is physically powerful, especially one with well-developed muscles.
- n. Informal A strong man hired as a bodyguard or thug.
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- n. A bodyguard.
- n. A man with developed muscles.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a bully employed by a gangster.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bully employed as a thug or bodyguard
- n. someone who does special exercises to develop a brawny musculature
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This muscleman is flanked by two tiny bouncy Chihuahuas.
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.
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?
He's not tall, but he's stocky, though you wouldn't call him a muscleman.
He was doing a muscleman pose with his shirt off, which was hilarious, because Daddy was almost as skinny as Kit.
It's like the wedding scene of "The Godfather," Part I, where Michael Corleone recalled his father (Vito Corleone) doing business through his muscleman, Lou Cabrachi: "Either your signature on this contract, or your brains on this contract."
Abramoff left CFA after being accused of mismanaging funds and found an appropriately related field as President of Regency Entertainment, where he produced the anti-Communist action film Red Scorpion with muscleman-turned-actor Dolph Lundgren.
In the newspaper's feature on muscleman Edwards, published Monday, Times photographer Mel Melcon has produced a hysterical slideshow, narrated by Edwards himself.
In the New York Lifestyle Times, bits of political analysis are sometimes dropped into the stories about new products, and the nightly news is delivered by a naked muscleman being sodomized.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Kenneth Faried flexed his arms in a muscleman pose after Morehead State's first NCAA tournament victory in 25 years.