cor·​pu·​len·​cy ˈkȯr-pyə-lən(t)-sē How to pronounce corpulency (audio)
plural corpulencies

Examples of corpulency in a Sentence

her corpulency is such that she requires two seats on public conveyances

Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corpulency was in 1577

Dictionary Entries Near corpulency

Cite this Entry

“Corpulency.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


cor·​pu·​len·​cy -lən-sē How to pronounce corpulency (audio)
plural corpulencies
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