noun, plural mus·cle·men.
Informal. a man with a muscular or brawny physique, especially a bodybuilder.
Slang. a bodyguard, especially one hired to intimidate others, often by strong-arm methods.
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- muscle spindle,
- muscles of auditory ossicles,
- muscles of eyeball,
- muscles of head,
- muscles of mastication,
Origin of muscleman
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noun plural -men
a man with highly developed muscles
a henchman employed by a gangster to intimidate or use violence upon victims
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