Bodybuilder vs Juicehead - What's the difference?

bodybuilder | juicehead |

As nouns the difference between bodybuilder and juicehead

is that bodybuilder is while juicehead is (slang|dated) an alcoholic.




  • (bodybuilding): A person who uses diet and exercise to build an aesthetically muscular physique, in order to compete in bodybuilding.
  • * 1964 "Muscles are his business", Ebony ? (Dec.) 20 (2): 148
  • Physique of powerful bodybuilder (below) is like piece of sculpture. Buffs strive for the well-rounded body, disdain the professional weightlifter, who merely develops a number of very specialized muscles.
  • * 1974 — Charles Gaines & George Butler, Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding , ch 2
  • Because it is necessary for a muscle to rest while it grows and because of the importance of balanced development, most competitive bodybuilders train on a split routine; they work certain parts of the body one day and rest those muscles the next while they work the others, alternating like that six days a week.
  • * 1991 — Samuel Wilson Fussell, Muscle: Confessions of an Unlikely Bodybuilder , ch 4
  • In the competitions, bodybuilders go through "mandatories"—a set of mandatory poses—in the morning, where the judges compare the body parts of the builders.


    * builder



    Alternative forms

    * juice head * juice-head


    (en noun)
  • (slang, dated) An alcoholic.
  • (slang) A bodybuilder that uses, or appears to use, steroids and is of poor intellect or by extension any large male.
  • * 1995 . "Black Belt", Page 91
  • A How to increase the natural anabolic effects in your system so you pile on muscle like a juice-head!
  • * 2002 . Rick Collins, "Legal muscle: anabolics in America"
  • I'm also a seasoned juice head . During this tenure in muscledom, to say I've seen It all is a severe understatement, especially considering I spent 20 years of it training at the "Mecca of bodybuilding," Gold's Gym in Venice
  • * 2010 . Andrea Renzoni, Eric Renzoni, "Fuhgeddaboudit!: From Fist-Pumping to Family Restaurant", Page 118
  • My ideal man would be Italian, dark, muscles, juicehead , Guido.

    Usage notes

    May be a mildly pejorative term, but not so when used as a term of endearment or by those partaking, especially amongst themselves.