Jake Gyllenhaal and his biceps could make the leap to macho this year with Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.
How did you react when the leader of the free world complimented your biceps?
I got him down to the ground, took off his belt, and cinched it tightly around his biceps to stop the bleeding.
“Arm wrestling is more heart than biceps,” one of the featured athletes says.
He gave me a big high five, and started talking about my biceps and muscles.
The two prominences are separated by a depression, from which the biceps emerges.
His own knife clattered to the deck as blood oozed from his biceps.
I pulled up my sleeve and showed a biceps so attenuated that when I flexed it it had the appearance of a string.
And this recalled what the foreman had said about his biceps.
He wanted to test mine, so I offered my biceps—which was my best.
1630s (adj.), from Latin biceps "having two parts," literally "two-headed," from bis "double" (see bis-) + -ceps comb. form of caput "head" (see capitulum). As a noun meaning "biceps muscle," from 1640s, so called for its structure. Despite the -s, it is singular, and classicists insist there is no such word as bicep.
biceps bi·ceps (bī'sěps')
n. pl. biceps or bi·ceps·es (-sěp'sĭz)
A muscle with two heads or points of origin.
The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm.
The large muscle at the back of the thigh that flexes the knee joint.