Definition of "pachydermatous" []

  • (adjective) Of, relating to, or characteristic of a pachyderm.
  • (adjective) Thick-skinned; insensitive.

Use "pachydermatous" in a sentence

  • "This combination, of ratlike claws and pachydermatous-size insteps, causes the subject to be very cautious about where, and indeed when, he takes off his shoes."
  • "But even a Flamburian may at last be pierced; and then (as with other pachydermatous animals) the hole, once made, is almost certain to grow larger."
  • "Cutler, the British officer, was pachydermatous to ideas, but punctilious about behaviour."

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