Thursday, June 02, 2005
Definitions for tumid
- Swollen, enlarged, or distended; as, "a tumid leg."
- Bulging; protuberant.
- Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; inflated; bombastic.
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Citations for tumid
Oedema -- swelling of the tissues caused by fluid retention -- had left his face pouchy and tumid.
Give me your tumid, your sore, your glutted tummies, churning with hot dogs and ice cream...
Origin of tumid
Tumid comes from Latin tumidus, from tumere, "to swell."