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Synonyms for muscularˈmʌs kyə lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. muscular(adj)

    of or relating to or consisting of muscle

    "muscular contraction"

    Synonyms:
    mesomorphic, powerful, sinewy, hefty, brawny

    Antonyms:
    powerless, weak

  2. mesomorphic, muscular(adj)

    having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

    Synonyms:
    mesomorphic, powerful, sinewy, hefty, muscular, brawny

    Antonyms:
    powerless, weak

  3. muscular(adj)

    having or suggesting great physical power or force

    "the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony"

    Synonyms:
    mesomorphic, powerful, sinewy, hefty, brawny

    Antonyms:
    powerless, weak

  4. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewy(adj)

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

    Synonyms:
    brawny, potent, powerful, unchewable, sizable, sizeable, stringy, hefty, fibrous, healthy, mesomorphic, tendinous, respectable, sinewy, knock-down(a), goodly, goodish, herculean, muscular, tidy

    Antonyms:
    weak, powerless

Wiktionary

  1. muscular(adjective)

    Brawny, having strength.

    Synonyms:
    powerful, lusty, brawny, husky, beefy, muscly, strapping, strong, athletic, muscled

  2. muscular(adjective)

    Having large, well-developed muscles.

    Synonyms:
    husky, powerfully built, beefy, muscly, muscled, well-built, musclebound, brawny, heavily

  3. muscular(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    myo-

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. muscular(a.)

    Synonyms:
    brawny, sinewy, strong, stalwart, vigorous, powerful, sturdy, lusty, athletic, herculean, able-bodied

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