Tumid definition

to͝omĭd, tyo͝o-
Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
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Of a bulging shape; protuberant.
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Overblown; bombastic.

Tumid political prose.

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Swollen; bulging.
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Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
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Of a bulging shape; protuberant.
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Cancerous, unhealthy.
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Inflated or pompous.
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Origin of tumid

  • Latin tumidus from tumēre to swell teuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin tumidus (“swollen").

    From Wiktionary