- a biceps muscle, especially the one at the front of the upper arm.
Origin of bicep
First recorded in 1955–60; back formation from biceps
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Examples from the Web for bicep
One was through his bicep, and the other on his triceps, and it looked as though the bullet went straight through.New Orleans Shooting: I Saw the Mother’s Day Parade Gunman
May 13, 2013
AJ English, a 24-year-old model living in L.A., got a Raymond Pettibon on his bicep.Controversial Contemporary Tattoos
August 31, 2011
Another guy asks to cop an Oscar feel, and when the trophy is handed to him, he does a couple of bicep curls with it.Oscars 2011: Red Carpet and Vanity Fair Party Photos
February 27, 2011
"No promises," Brion said, giving a tentative squeeze to one bicep.Planet of the Damned
She gave his bicep a squeeze, then his thigh, then slapped his butt.
“I plan on keeping him,” she said, giving his bicep a squeeze.
Alan hurt all over, but especially on his bicep and his thumb.
Alan stood and found that he was naked, his shoulder and bicep dripping blood down his side into a pool on the polished floor.
Word Origin and History for bicep
false singular of biceps (q.v.).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper