- of sound or sturdy construction: These cars are really built.
- having a good physique or figure: That lifeguard is really built!
OTHER WORDS FROM builtwell-built, adjective
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How to use built in a sentence
So I decided to get the pre-built but very customizable Drop CTRL instead.Typing my way down the mechanical keyboard rabbit hole with the Drop CTRL|Iljitsch van Beijnum|March 5, 2021|Ars Technica
His life as a man is built around health insurance and tax services.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The Virologist By Andrew Marantz, New Yorker How a young entrepreneur built an empire by repackaging memes.The Daily Beast’s Best Longreads, Dec 29-Jan 4, 2014|William Boot|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They carved a refuge out of the wilderness and then, in 200 years, built it into the most powerful nation on earth.
Marvin hops over the edge of his retaining wall, which he built.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Luckily, Tor was prepared for this sort of assault, and has built-in defenses to protect against it.
I was an Innkeeper, who loved to carouse; J was a Joiner, and built up a house.
The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
He hardly recognised himself, for, the foundations being shaken, all that was built upon them trembled too.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Civilisation is built up of the "heresies" of men who thought freely and spoke bravely.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for built
Other Idioms and Phrases with built
see made (built) to order; not built that way; Rome wasn't built in a day. Also see under build.