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    The meaning of "lean"

    Hi! In the following sentences, what's the meaning of the underlined words:

    1 - He was tall, muscular, really lean from running. (apt to?)


    2- He was six three, one ninety, all muscle, and not lean like a runner.


    Thank you


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    Re: The meaning of "lean"

    Quote Originally Posted by ccarmo View Post
    Hi! In the following sentences, what's the meaning of the underlined words:

    1 - He was tall, muscular, really lean from running. (apt to?) (= healthy thin, looking like an athlete)


    2- He was six three, one ninety, all muscle, and not lean like a runner. (=not thin)


    Thank you

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