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muscleman

1. A strong man with large, well-defined muscles, especially as a result of training with weights at a gym. We need a muscleman like you to help us move this furniture out of the house next weekend! There are always these musclemen who strut around the board walk with their shirts off, like they're going to impress someone or something.
2. A large, strong man hired for his strength to act as a bodyguard or to threaten or attack others with physical violence; a goon. The boss sent a couple of musclemen around to force Constantine to sign the contract. You'll have to fight your way through those musclemen if you want to talk to the guy who runs this place.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

muscleman

1. n. a strong bully; a goon. (Underworld.) Mooshoo is a muscleman for the kingpin of a local drug ring.
2. n. a man who builds muscles through bodybuilding exercises. That muscleman doesn’t have a single ounce of fat on him.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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