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corpulent

adjective cor·pu·lent \-lənt\

: fat

Full Definition of CORPULENT

:  having a large bulky body :  obese
cor·pu·lent·ly adverb

Examples of CORPULENT

  1. <a corpulent, elegantly dressed opera singer came out and sang, and we knew it was over>

Origin of CORPULENT

Middle English, from Latin corpulentus, from corpus
First Known Use: 14th century

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CORPULENT Defined for Kids

corpulent

adjective cor·pu·lent \ˈkr-pyə-lənt\

Definition of CORPULENT for Kids

:  very fat
Medical Dictionary

corpulent

adjective cor·pu·lent \-lənt\

Medical Definition of CORPULENT

:  having a large bulky body :  obese
cor·pu·lent·ly adverb

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