- 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.
Origin of muscleman
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- a man with highly developed muscles
- a henchman employed by a gangster to intimidate or use violence upon victims