- of, relating to, or characteristic of pachyderms.
- thick-skinned; insensitive: a pachydermatous indifference to insults.
Origin of pachydermatous
Examples from the Web for pachydermatous
Historical Examples of pachydermatous
The thick hides of pachydermatous animals correspond to the quilted armour of ancient and semi-civilized races.The Evolution of Culture
Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers
The impressionable peasant leads a larger, fuller, more dramatic life than the pachydermatous king.Tess of the d'Urbervilles
But the pachydermatous inertia of the citizens of Alleghenia had yet its vulnerable spot, where the weapon might enter.The Lieutenant-Governor
Guy Wetmore Carryl
But a glance would suffice to show that he now sitting there is not a member of that dogged and pachydermatous race.Renshaw Fanning's Quest
He recognizes the pachydermatous skin of the beggar boys in the dark and wrinkled envelope of the old oaks.L-bas
J. K. Huysmans