[ hahrd-bod-ee ]
/ ˈhɑrdˌbɒd i /

noun, plural hard·bod·ies. Slang.

a person who is muscular and physically fit.
Related formshard-bod·ied, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hard-bodied

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

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

    Insect Architecture|James Rennie