corpulency : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n more than average fatness
- Then they lose their wind, especially if they are inclined to corpulency.
- His person was sleek though free from corpulency.
- 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.
- William Coxe in Independent
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".