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Meaning of CORPULENT

Pronunciation:  'korpyulunt

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  excessively fat; "a weighty man"

CORPULENT is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: fat, obese, rotund, weighty



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cor"pu*lent\ (-p?-lent), a. [L. corpulentus, fr.
corpus: cf. F. corpulent. See {Corpse}.]
1. Very fat; obese.

2. Solid; gross; opaque. [Obs.] --Holland.

Syn: Stout; fleshy; bulky; obese. See {Stout}.

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