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Definition of "biceps" []

  • A muscle with two heads or points of origin. (noun)
  • The large muscle at the front of the upper arm that flexes the forearm. Also called biceps brachii. (noun)
  • The large muscle at the back of the thigh that flexes the knee joint. Also called biceps femoris. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "biceps" in a sentence
  • "I did tell Desiree that under no circumstances do I want the public to know what she calls my biceps, although “Brad” and “Angelina” are the perfect nicknames!"
  • "The unfortunate side effect of obsessively pumping as much blood as possible into your biceps is that it then struggles to make its way to your member ..."
  • "Popeye with his bulging biceps is just one example of the near-mythic properties that are attributed to green leafy vegetables!"
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