Definition of "tumid" [tu•mid]

  • (adjective) Swollen; distended. Used of a body part or organ.
  • (adjective) Of a bulging shape; protuberant.
  • (adjective) Overblown; bombastic: tumid political prose.

Use "tumid" in a sentence

  • "= veil = is thick, and the annulus narrow and very thick or "tumid," easily breaking up and disappearing."
  • "The outermost part is a tough scab-like purple scale, but within is a tumid floret of a highly complex design."
  • "The buttons of her blouse tug around her tumid breasts."

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