bloated

[ bloh-tid ]
/ ˈbloʊ tɪd /

adjective

swollen; puffed up; overlarge.
excessively vain; conceited.
excessively fat; obese.

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Origin of bloated

First recorded in 1655–65; bloat + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM bloated

bloat·ed·ness, nounun·bloat·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for bloated

bloated
/ (ˈbləʊtɪd) /

adjective

swollen, as with a liquid, air, or wind
puffed up, as with conceit
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