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tumid

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adjective tu·mid \ˈtü-məd, ˈtyü-\

Definition of tumid

  1. 1 :  marked by swelling :  swollen, enlarged <a badly infected tumid leg>

  2. 2 :  protuberant, bulging <sails tumid in the breeze>

  3. 3 :  bombastic, turgid



Examples of tumid in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of tumid

Latin tumidus, from tumēre


First Known Use: 1541

Rhymes with tumid


Medical Dictionary

tumid

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adjective tu·mid \ˈt(y)ü-məd\

Medical Definition of tumid

  1. :  marked by swelling :  swollen <an infected tumid leg>

tumidity

\t(y)ü-ˈmid-ət-ē\play noun plural

tumidities





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