- a of or relating to or characteristic of pachyderms
- s emotionally hardened
- As a craftsman, he considers big-wheel potters like Spode and Wedgwood pathetically pachydermatous.
- Theodore Dreiser, 74, pachydermatous, persistent, humorless novelist; of a heart attack; in Hollywood, shortly after completing two novels, his first in over 20 years.
- Months later, at another concert, he spied her again in the audience, made his pachydermatous instrument serenade her with mournful and passionate moans.