Swollen meaning

swōlən
The definition of swollen is something enlarged because of pressure from the inside pushing out.

An example of swollen is an ankle after it has been injured.

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Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended.

A swollen toe.

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Past participle of swell.
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Increased in volume or size, as from inner pressure; blown up; distended; bulging.
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Expanded by or as if by internal pressure; distended.

A swollen toe.

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Overblown; bombastic.

Swollen rhetoric.

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