Definition of mesomorphic in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɛzə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk//ˌmɛsə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪk/


  • See mesomorph

    • ‘Some categorize body type as ‘ectomorphic, endomorphic or mesomorphic (muscular).’’
    • ‘The female contestants of this sport were more endomorphic and less mesomorphic than the male competitors, but the levels of ectomorphy were the same between the females and males.’
    • ‘Endomorphs (bigger guys with a tendency toward being overweight) are predisposed to putting on body fat more easily than their ecto and mesomorphic counterparts.’
    • ‘Breaking down his client list into three specific body types - ectomorphic, endomorphic and mesomorphic - Isaacson gives the best advice for each category.’
    • ‘My teacher responded that because Black people were slaves and picked cotton and did heavy physical labour, they developed a muscular mesomorphic body frame and as a result they could not float.’