corpulency corpulency

Definition(s):

  • (n) more than average fatness

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Then they lose their wind, especially if they are inclined to corpulency.
  2. His person was sleek though free from corpulency.
  3. In appearance he resembles a jovial and prosperous farmer; his features are hardly handsome, for, like his Premier, he is inclined to corpulency and is below medium height.

Quotes

  • William Coxe, referring to Handel's "natural corpulency which increased as he advanced in age", noted a remark of the actor James Quinn that "his hands were feet and his fingers toes".
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: William Coxe Source: Independent

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