adjective tu·mid \ˈtü-məd, ˈtyü-\

Definition of TUMID

:  marked by swelling :  swollen, enlarged <a badly infected tumid leg>
:  protuberant, bulging <sails tumid in the breeze>

Examples of TUMID

  1. <he'd just been in a fight, and was nursing his tumid lip>

Origin of TUMID

Latin tumidus, from tumēre
First Known Use: 1541

Rhymes with TUMID


adjective tu·mid \ˈt(y)ü-məd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TUMID

:  marked by swelling :  swollen <an infected tumid leg>
tu·mid·i·ty \t(y)ü-ˈmid-ət-ē\ noun, plural tu·mid·i·ties


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