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Definition of "pachydermic" []

  • Thick-skinned; pachydermatous.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "pachydermic" in a sentence
  • "So the pachydermic concept with the thunderous footfall is this: can a painter who veers back and forth between emphatically paint-as-paint abstractions (Richter squeegees the stuff across canvases on the studio floor) and a form of painstaking realism be taken seriously as a whole?"
  • "At length, he left the road on which the pachydermic aggregation had lumbered for some distance, and turned up a long lane, leading to a farm-house."
  • "The pachydermic Butch, fully dressed -- and awake, raging in his wrath like an active volcano, glanced at his watch, and discovered that it was exactly five A.M.!"