Definitions for physiquefɪˈzik

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. bodily structure, proportions, appearance, and development.

    Category: Anatomy, Developmental Biology

Origin of physique:

1820–30; < F < L physicus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. physique, build, body-build, habitus(noun)

    constitution of the human body

  2. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh(noun)

    alternative names for the body of a human being

    "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"


  1. physique(Noun)

    The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.

  2. physique(Noun)

    : The trained muscular structure of a person's body.

  3. Origin: From physique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Physique(noun)

    the natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person

Translations for physique

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the structure of a person's body

He has a poor/powerful physique.

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