Definitions

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

  • noun The body considered with reference to its proportions, muscular development, and appearance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Physical structure or organization, especially of a human being.

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

  • noun The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.

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

  • noun The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.
  • noun bodybuilding : The trained muscular structure of a person's body.

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

  • noun alternative names for the body of a human being
  • noun constitution of the human body

Etymologies

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

[French, physical, physique, from Latin physicus, of nature, from Greek phusikos, from phusis, nature; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

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From French physique.

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