Word of the day

The word for today is…

corpulent (adj) –  Having an abundance or excess of flesh or fat.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Late 14th century, from Old French corpulent “stout, fat,” from Latin corpulentus “fleshy, fat,” from corpus “body” + -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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  • The dictionary is full of words. There’s no need for that.

    • Korau

      Lots of interesting words. The plot line is very thin, however.

  • Jafarma

    Sounds like the perfect word to describe Auckland City Council

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