corpulency

noun

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

Example Sentences

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corpulency. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

corpulency

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