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- n. Plural form of pec.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. The pectoral muscles; -- a contraction used by body-building and health enthusiasts. Used similarly to abs and delts.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. either of two large muscles of the chest
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I just tend to think the strength associated with bench pressing, i.e. strength in the pecs, is not very applicable on the basketball court.
I am also, although his pecs are the real eye-grabbers.
"Yeah, my pecs are a bit tired this morning, too."
He is bending over slightly so his pecs are the only part of his torso that is showing.
The pecs are a bit saggy these days, but he still has it.
Your pecs were a weekly visual treat, but butch up, man.
He has a goofy looking face and a thin but soft body those "pecs" look like small man-boobs to me.
Partly because they look and feel like awkward breasts, partly because they make a body look like a cartoon face, with big, round Simpsons eyes, partly because of the way they look under a tight Topman T-shirt and partly, too, because of their name, "pecs", which sounds simultaneously smug and shameful, like foie gras or a Burberry check.
Tattoos, nice men (because, you know, we're all looking for rough, bad boy types), men who take 'too much' pride in their appearance (or to use her parlance, "When your boyfriend looks like a Dolly Magazine cover model and has better pecks than you do" - presumably she means "pecs" and not hens), and, naturally, feminism ...
Too many men injure themselves trying to lift as heavy as possible when, according this research, they can lift a little lighter and do more reps while trying to build up the sexy pecs and biceps they're looking for.