Synonyms for biceps
- upper arm
Antonyms for biceps
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BICEPS
The sound seems to proceed from the muscles of the fore-arm and from the biceps muscle.
If the biceps is in proportion, Bandsman Blake should tremble.
His own knife clattered to the deck as blood oozed from his biceps.
Tom was talked about: biceps like thighs, now: a hornpipe danced on the hands.
And this recalled what the foreman had said about his biceps.
That which bends; as, the biceps muscle is the flector which bends the arm.
Peter thumbed his pencil-ray and winged the third man in the biceps.
He flexed his right arm and regarded his biceps complacently.
Trigger reached over and poked the biceps with a finger tip.
For at no time were you made famous by your real self, but by chest and biceps.
1630s (adj.), from Latin biceps "having two parts," literally "two-headed," from bis "double" (see bis-) + -ceps comb. form of caput "head" (see capitulum). As a noun meaning "biceps muscle," from 1640s, so called for its structure. Despite the -s, it is singular, and classicists insist there is no such word as bicep.