1. biceps

noun. ['ˈbaɪˌsɛps'] any skeletal muscle having two origins (but especially the muscle that flexes the forearm).


  • skeletal muscle
  • femoral biceps
  • musculus biceps femoris
  • biceps brachii
  • musculus biceps brachii
  • biceps humeri


  • flexor


  • biceps (Latin)

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Rhymes with Biceps

  • triceps

How do you pronounce biceps?

Pronounce biceps as ˈbaɪˌsɛps.

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Sentences with biceps

1. Noun, plural
You'll feel this move in the front of your shoulder, chest and biceps.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The best biceps exercises will hit your upper arm from different angles, Chan says.

3. Adjective
The biceps muscle is composed of two distinct parts: the long head and the short head.

Quotes about biceps

1. Ren took off his jacket, which slicited a squeak from Jennifer who was now totally focused on Ren's golden-bronze biceps. His perfectly fitted muscle shirt showed off his extremely well-developed arms and chest. I hissed at him quietly, "For heaven's sake, Ren! You're going to give the women heart palpitations!
- Colleen Houck