corpulent


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cor·pu·lent

 (kôr′pyə-lənt)
adj.
Having an abundance or excess of flesh or fat. See Synonyms at fat.

corpulent

(ˈkɔːpjʊlənt)
adj
physically bulky; fat
[C14: from Latin corpulentus fleshy]
ˈcorpulence, ˈcorpulency n
ˈcorpulently adv

cor•pu•lent

(ˈkɔr pyə lənt)

adj.
bulky of body; portly.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin corpulentus=corp(us) body]
cor′pu•lent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corpulent - excessively fatcorpulent - excessively fat; "a weighty man"  
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

corpulent

adjective fat, large, overweight, plump, stout, bulky, burly, obese, fleshy, beefy (informal), tubby, portly, roly-poly, rotund, well-padded His rather corpulent figure betrayed his self-indulgent lifestyle.
thin, slim, skinny, gaunt, bony, anorexic, emaciated, underweight, scrawny, skin and bones (informal), thin as a rake

corpulent

adjective
Translations
بَدين، سَمـين
tlustý
fedladenkorpulentsvær
feitur, feitlaginn
apkūnumasapkūnus
korpulentstukls

corpulent

[ˈkɔːpjʊlənt] ADJcorpulento

corpulent

[ˈkɔːrpjʊlənt] adj (literary)corpulent(e)

corpulent

adjkorpulent

corpulent

[ˈkɔːpjʊlənt] adjcorpulento/a

corpulent

(ˈkoːpjulənt) adjective
fat. a corpulent old man.
ˈcorpulence noun
References in classic literature ?
Her face glowed with fire-heat, and, it being a pretty warm morning, she bubbled and hissed, as it were, as if all a-fry with chimney-warmth, and summer-warmth, and the warmth of her own corpulent velocity.
She was a big woman, in stature almost equalling her husband, and corpulent besides: she showed virile force in the contest--more than once she almost throttled him, athletic as he was.
She was supposed to be the most corpulent woman in England, and was accommodated on the ground-floor of the house in consequence of the difficulty of getting her up and down stairs.
His mantle and hood were of the best Flanders cloth, and fell in ample, and not ungraceful folds, around a handsome, though somewhat corpulent person.
One could see that by the time he was thirty he would be corpulent.
I see you are spoiled, dear friend; you are corpulent, your arm has no longer that movement of which the late cardinal's guards have so many proofs.
On entering the bar-room, I found, as I expected, the old tradition monger seated by a special good fire of anthracite, compelling clouds of smoke from a corpulent cigar.
It is more needful that I should have a fibre of sympathy connecting me with that vulgar citizen who weighs out my sugar in a vilely assorted cravat and waistcoat, than with the handsomest rascal in red scarf and green feathers--more needful that my heart should swell with loving admiration at some trait of gentle goodness in the faulty people who sit at the same hearth with me, or in the clergyman of my own parish, who is perhaps rather too corpulent and in other respects is not an Oberlin or a Tillotson, than at the deeds of heroes whom I shall never know except by hearsay, or at the sublimest abstract of all clerical graces that was ever conceived by an able novelist.
As Wolfert waxed old and rich and corpulent he also set up a great gingerbread-colored carriage, drawn by a pair of black Flanders mares with tails that swept the ground; and to commemorate the origin of his greatness he had for his crest a full-blown cabbage painted on the panels, with the pithy motto, ALLES KOPF, that is to say, ALL HEAD, meaning thereby that he had risen by sheer head work.
They were almost as tall, and quite as corpulent as himself; but by no means to be compared with him in grandeur of habiliments, wearing no other garb than the pan.
He was corpulent and rosy, and though his countenance, which was ornamented with a beautiful flaxen beard, carefully divided in the middle and brushed outward at the sides, was not remarkable for intensity of expression, he looked like a person who would willingly shake hands with any one.
The pig- which is corpulent and lazy -- is occupied now in picking up the stray leaves that fall from the cabbages, and now in giving a kick behind at the gilt repeater, which the urchins have also tied to his tail in order to make him look as handsome as the cat.