- fat; oily.
Origin of pinguid
Examples from the Web for pinguid
Historical Examples of pinguid
Peter was pinguid, plump, and plethoric—she was thin to attenuation.The Bunsby papers
Galen (whoſe beloved Sallet it was) from its pinguid, ſubdulcid and agreeable Nature, ſays it breeds the moſt laudable Blood.Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets
They thrive (as we said) in the most sterile places, yet will grow in better, but not in over-rich, and pinguid.Sylva, Vol. 1 (of 2)
- fatty, oily, or greasy; soapy
Word Origin for pinguid
1630s, from Latin pinguis "fat (adj.), juicy," figuratively "dull, gross, heavy; comfortable," from stem of pinguere, from PIE *pei- "fat, sap, juice" (see pine (n.)).