physique physique  /fə ˈzik/


  1. (n) constitution of the human body
  2. (n) alternative names for the body of a human being



  1. With his ursine physique, mop of tousled blond hair and complicated private life, he seems at first an unlikely candidate for great popularity.
  2. But his hulking physique didn't fit such a low- profile diplomatic post.
  3. Now that physique, coupled with an ongoing gender verification test, is fueling suspicion that Semenya could be stripped of her medal because she is actually a he.


  1. Billy Idol rebels against aging, still rocking at 57

    The sneer is still there -- along with the voice, the ripped physique, the hair and the energy.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Tampa Tribune

  2. Britney Spears' Trainer Reveals Her 6 Workout Secrets

    Britney Spears turned heads when she appeared on the June cover of Shape magazine in a white bikini, showing off a fierce new physique. So how did the 31-year-old mother of two get that hot new body? Meet her secret weapon: trainer Tony Martinez. Martinez’s...        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: ABC News

  3. Celeb yoga instructor can help bring out your inner Jennifer Aniston

    Want a physique as awesome as Jennifer Aniston's? You might not be able to see it in the mirror yet, but you already have one, says Mandy Ingber. And she'd know. The celebrity yoga and fitness instructor works out with the "Friends" star three days a week, using a plan she's broken down for wider audiences in her new book, "Yogalosophy: 28 Days to the Ultimate Mind-Body Makeover" ($20, Seal).
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch


  1. Presley, 40, wrote last week that she had been forced to "show my cards and announce under the gun and under vicious personal attack that I am in fact pregnant. Once they got a glimpse of my expanding physique a few days ago, they have been like a...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Lisa Marie Presley Source: Reuters

  2. "Cristiano is coming good just at the right time," said Ferguson. "He took a while to get into his rhythm after his operation. But he is a fantastic athlete, with great physique who never misses a game. We are lucky to have that combination,...
    on May 8, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: BBC Sport

  3. "Berbatov is a Manchester United-type player," Giggs said of the 27-year-old. "He has that physique and stature because he is over six foot, so he offers something a little bit different to Wayne Rooney or Carlos Tevez. For a big man he has a...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Ryan Giggs Source: AFP

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