Definition of ectomorphic in English:

ectomorphic

adjective

Physiology
  • See ectomorph

    • ‘His calming, soothing voice and good looks (flowing blonde hair, smooth pale skin and a fit, ectomorphic body) tended to make people not listen to him when he tried to be serious.’
    • ‘Negative descriptors such as ‘lonely’ and ‘depressed’ were assigned to the figure possessing the least muscular, or most ectomorphic, chest.’
    • ‘If the Air Force wants an ectomorphic / mesomorphic force, so be it, but one day it may be hard to fill our manning boots without all our hard-working endomorphs.’
    • ‘She was taller than the redhead by an inch or two, being that she had the willowy yet graceful physique like that of a healthy ectomorphic body.’

Pronunciation

ectomorphic

/ɛktə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk/