plim

verb

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plimmed; plimmed; plimming; plims

intransitive verb

dialectal, chiefly England : to increase in size : fill out : swell
her bosom plimmed and fell Thomas Hardy

transitive verb

dialectal, chiefly England : inflate, swell
plimming her chest towards them Joyce Cary

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Word History

Etymology

perhaps alteration of plum entry 2

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“Plim.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plim. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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