He was stout and well-built, inclining to corpulence, his features remarkably good, although his eyes were not large.
His corpulence had been the theme of many an article in the journals of the Union.
His was a large, well-proportioned frame that suggested, not corpulence but physical power.
He was a short, thick-set, bow-legged man, inclining to corpulence.
The first thing at all events was to get him out of the cart, and that, owing to Walker's corpulence, was a difficult job.
He was celebrated for his wit, his epigrams and his corpulence.
This fellow is a second Sir John Falstaff, without the corpulence.
He was a man of fifty-five, six feet in height and inclined to corpulence.
This excess of corpulence in the English is attained chiefly after forty, as I have said.
He hid behind the corpulence of Nacional who rode silent and frowning.
late 15c. "body size" (either large or small, with adjective), from Old French corpulence (14c.) "corpulence; physical size, build," from Latin corpulentia "grossness of body," noun of quality from corpulentus (see corpulent). Restriction to "bulkiness, obesity" began late 16c. Related: Corpulency.
corpulence cor·pu·lence (kôr'pyə-ləns)
The condition of being excessively fat; obesity.