corpulent

  • 1corpulent — corpulent, ente [ kɔrpylɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XVe; lat. corpulens, de corpus « corps » ♦ Qui est d une forte corpulence. ⇒ étoffé, gras, gros. ⊗ CONTR. 1. Maigre. ● corpulent, corpulente adjectif (latin corpulentus …

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  • 2corpulent — corpulent, ente (kor pu lan, lan t ) adj. Qui a beaucoup de corpulence. Un homme gros et corpulent. Une femme corpulente. HISTORIQUE    XVe s. •   Mais estoit corpulent, bien croisé et bien formé, fors de bras et d eschine, CHASTEL. Éloge de… …

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  • 3corpulent — late 14c., from O.Fr. corpulent stout, fat, from L. corpulentus fleshy, fat, from corpus body (see CORPOREAL (Cf. corporeal)) + ulentus full of. Leigh Hunt was sent to prison for two years for calling the Prince Regent corpulent in print in 1812 …

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  • 4Corpulent — Cor pu*lent ( p? lent), a. [L. corpulentus, fr. corpus: cf. F. corpulent. See {Corpse}.] 1. Very fat; obese. [1913 Webster] 2. Solid; gross; opaque. [Obs.] Holland. Syn: Stout; fleshy; bulky; obese. See {Stout}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5corpulent — index ponderous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6corpulent — *fleshy, portly, fat, stout, obese, rotund, plump, chubby Analogous words: burly, husky, brawny, *muscular: thickset, chunky, stubby, dumpy (see STOCKY) Antonyms: spare Contrasted words: *lean, gaunt, rawboned, angular, lanky, lank, skinny,… …

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  • 7corpulent — [adj] fat, chubby baby elephant*, beefy*, blimp*, bulky, burly, embonpoint, fat, fleshy, gross, having a bay window*, having a spare tire*, heavy, hefty, husky, large, lusty, obese, overblown, overweight, plump, portly, roly poly*, rotund, stout …

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  • 8corpulent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a person) fat. DERIVATIVES corpulence noun. ORIGIN Latin corpulentus, from corpus body …

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  • 9corpulent — [kôr′pyo͞olənt, kôr′pyələnt] adj. [< L corpulentus < CORPUS] fat and fleshy; stout; obese corpulently adv …

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  • 10CORPULENT — ENTE. adj. Qui a beaucoup de corpulence. Un homme corpulent. Une femme corpulente. Il est très corpulent …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 11corpulent — [[t]kɔ͟ː(r)pjʊlənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as corpulent, you mean they are fat. [LITERARY] ...a rather corpulent farmer …

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  • 12corpulent — adjective formal very fat: He was a corpulent, pompous, and short tempered little man. corpulence noun (U) …

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  • 13corpulent — adjective they provide ample seating for their corpulent clients Syn: fat, obese, overweight, plump, portly, stout, chubby, paunchy, beer bellied, heavy, bulky, chunky, well upholstered, well padded, well covered, meaty, fleshy, rotund …

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  • 14Corpulent — A ies su corpulent, wie a Blose Ruhr. – Robinson, 165 …

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  • 15Corpulent hornsnail — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3)[1] …

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  • 16Corpulent Stump — is a rocket designed and built by Richard Brown at Rocket Store and is the most powerful non commercial rocket ever launched on an Aerotech engine in the UK. The rocket weighs 50kg and is designed to reach 500mph and an altitude of 1,829 metres.… …

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