Origin of physiqueFr: see physic
A man with a well-muscled physique.
A well-muscled man who is in great shape and who has no fat on him is an example of someone who has a great physique.
Origin of physiqueFrench physical, physique from Latin physicus of nature from Greek phusikos from phusis nature ; see bheuə- in Indo-European roots.
- The natural constitution, or physical structure, of a person.
- (bodybuilding): The trained muscular structure of a person's body.
From French physique.
- He looked like a professional wrestler with his muscular physique, tattoos, and long braid.
- His panther-like physique and tattoos gave him all the appearance of a threat, and yet, he'd fended off her blows with gentleness he didn't have to show.
- De Lapparent, Lecons de geographie physique (2nd ed., Paris, 1898), and W.
- They are typical Berbers in physique, tall, well made and muscular, with European features and fair skins bronzed by the sun.
- Those whose physique and character were satisfactory, and who had taken care of their horses and equipments, were bidden to lead their horse on (traducere equum), those who failed to pass the scrutiny were ordered to sell it, in token of their expulsion from the corps.