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physique

[ fi-zeek ]

noun

  1. physical or bodily structure, appearance, or development:

    the physique of an athlete.



physique

/ fɪˈziːk /

noun

  1. the general appearance of the body with regard to size, shape, muscular development, etc


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Word History and Origins

Origin of physique1

1820–30; < French < Latin physicus. See physic
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Word History and Origins

Origin of physique1

C19: via French, from physique (adj) natural, from Latin physicus physical
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Example Sentences

With their impressive physiques and footballing talent, the duo provided the world with a lens through which to examine and appreciate the continent’s sporting talent.

From Quartz

Roemer incessantly interrupted her to comment on her physique, how sexy he thought dancers were and how much he wished he’d married one.

From Time

Taking a look at her slight physique would render absurd the idea that she’s some genetically giant super-athlete compared to her cis peers.

From Vox

Plus-sized backpacks by GregoryHiking gear to fit all framesHiking up a mountain is hard enough, but if your gear doesn’t fit your physique, the journey is even harder.

Or, as Martinez often suggested, Robles also had trouble adjusting to his new physique.

He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.

And young men developed a sense for the age of a girl and her physique, purely from the way she walked.

It turns out that butt school is actually a fitness routine booming in popularity, called Pop Physique.

Bored with her gym and curious about the new fad, Angel added a few Pop Physique classes to her fitness routine.

And she has a healthy physique not normally seen in pageants that she should be applauded for.

He wore no hat and scarcely needed one, and while his physique was that of a mighty man his face was foolishly weak and vain.

Thanks to his magnificent physique a few years of rest entirely restored his health.

He was greatly admired for his fine physique and courtly bearing, and yet but few sought his acquaintance.

M. de Bargeton had been of good physique, but "injured by youthful excesses."

He had chosen him on the present occasion simply on account of his youth and magnificent physique.

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