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 ?
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.
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.
They never came back to see their mother, and the latter being, like many persons of active mind and dominating will, sedentary and corpulent in her habit, had philosophically remained at home.
These corpulent gentry gesticulated and bawled at the top of their voices--one of them particularly distinguishing himself above the rest--to such an extent, indeed, that he must have been a prime minister--at least, if the disturbance he made was any criterion of his rank.
He was a man of middle height and of a corpulent figure; he had sandy hair, worn very short and now growing gray, and a small bristly moustache.
His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
He was dandiacally dressed, seemed to tell something under twenty years and had a handsome wistful face atop of a heavy, lumbering, almost corpulent figure, which however did not betoken inactivity; for David's purple hat (a conceit of his mother's of which we were both heartily ashamed) blowing off as we neared him he leapt the railings without touching them and was back with it in three seconds; only instead of delivering it straightway he seemed to expect David to chase him for it.
One corpulent slow boy, with a wheezy manner of breathing, ventured the answer, Because he wouldn't paper a room at all, but would paint it.
Externally, it was a narrow lopsided wooden jumble of corpulent windows heaped one upon another as you might heap as many toppling oranges, with a crazy wooden verandah impending over the water; indeed the whole house, inclusive of the complaining flag-staff on the roof, impended over the water, but seemed to have got into the condition of a faint-hearted diver who has paused so long on the brink that he will never go in at all.
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.