Meaning of BUILT in English


I. adjective

Etymology: from past participle of build (I)

1. : formed , shaped , constructed, made — usually used with a qualifying word

a Clyde- built vessel

a well- built house

2. : composed of pieces or parts joined systematically : built-up ; especially : laminated

3. : formed as to physique or bodily contours

delicately built and slender — Current Biography

especially : well or attractively formed

that movie star is really built

II. noun

( -s )

Etymology: irregular from build (I)

: shape , build

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