corpulent corpulent


  • (adj) excessively fat



  1. Unlike the corpulent United States, it can be difficult to tell the extent of Asia's weight problem just by visiting your local fast-food franchise.
  2. Every school day since 1899 Teacher Bridgman has marched with corpulent dignity through the gloomy doors of the Art Students League on 57th Street.
  3. They tend, for example, to view Germans as loud, corpulent, penny-pinching, beer-swilling summer-time beach invaders who turn bright pink as soon as the sun appears.


  • This Camera Is As Fun As Playing With Lego

    And it embodies everything that’s great about childhood. If I could go back in time and ask my corpulent eight-year-old self what my dream camera might look like, I’d probably hijack that time machine/wormhole to do all sorts of other things first. See the dinosaurs. Save Lincoln. Buy a few stocks. Punch myself in the face at least once. After this list of thousands of other priorities was ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine


  1. On introducing an item, Sir Trevor said: "It's time for 'Racist and Dead', this week, it's the turn of corpulent, narrow-minded northerner Bernard Manning. Personally, I never thought of Bernard Manning as a racist comic: just a fat, white bastard."
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Sir Trevor McDonald Source: Digital Spy

  2. Dickens described "a tavern of dropsical appearance...... long settled down into a state of hale infirmity" with "corpulent windows in diminishing piles".
    on Apr 16, 2007 By: Charles Dickens Source: BBC News

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