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noun, plural hard·bod·ies. Slang.
  1. a person who is muscular and physically fit.
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Related formshard-bod·ied, adjective
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Historical Examples of hard-bodied

  • The exterior of this beetle is extremely hard, even exceptionally so among the hard-bodied weevils.

    Insect Architecture

    James Rennie

  • It is preferable, however, to pack beetles and other hard-bodied insects in layers of cotton batting.