Meaning of “biceps” in the English Dictionary


"biceps" in English

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bicepsnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbaɪ.seps/ us /ˈbaɪ.seps/ plural biceps

Examples from literature

  • He was unconsciously flexing his biceps as he said it. 
  • I feel my biceps and find it not so soft. 
  • The soldier reached out a hand and felt the other's biceps. 
  • Under his thin, short-sleeved undershirt his biceps rippled and played. 
  • Where are the biceps and triceps muscles? 

(Definition of “biceps” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"biceps" in American English

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bicepsnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑɪ·seps/ plural biceps

the large muscle at the front of the upper arm:

He flexed his biceps.

(Definition of “biceps” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)