Synonyms for muscular

Synonyms for (adjective) muscular

Synonyms: mesomorphic, muscular

Definition: having a robust muscular body-build characterized by predominance of structures (bone and muscle and connective tissue) developed from the embryonic mesodermal layer

Similar words: athletic

Definition: having a sturdy and well proportioned body

Usage: an athletic build


Synonyms: muscular

Definition: having or suggesting great physical power or force

Usage: the muscular and passionate Fifth Symphony

Similar words: powerful

Definition: having great power or force or potency or effect

Usage: the most powerful government in western Europe; his powerful arms; a powerful bomb; the horse's powerful kick; powerful drugs; a powerful argument


Synonyms: brawny, powerful, muscular, sinewy, hefty

Definition: (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

Usage: a hefty athlete; a muscular boxer; powerful arms

Similar words: strong

Definition: having strength or power greater than average or expected

Usage: a strong radio signal; strong medicine; a strong man