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built

[bilt] /bɪlt/
verb
1.
simple past tense and past participle of build.
adjective
2.
Informal.
  1. of sound or sturdy construction:
    These cars are really built.
  2. having a good physique or figure:
    That lifeguard is really built!
3.
Nautical. noting any member or part of a vessel assembled from pieces:
built frame; built spar.
Related forms
well-built, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-built

well-built

adjective (well built when postpositive)
1.
large or ample: a well-built lady
2.
having a good, strong construction: well-built houses

built

/bɪlt/
verb
1.
the past tense and past participle of build
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Word Origin and History for well-built

built

adj.

1560s, "constructed, erected," past participle adjective from build (v.). Meaning "physically well-developed" is by 1940s (well-built in reference to a woman is from 1871); Built-in (adj.) is from 1898.

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Slang definitions & phrases for well-built

built

adjective

Physically well-developed, esp in a sexually attractive way; hunky, stacked: She wasn't especially smart, but she was built


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