plethoric

[ ple-thawr-ik, -thor-, pleth-uh-rik ]
/ plɛˈθɔr ɪk, -ˈθɒr-, ˈplɛθ ə rɪk /

adjective

overfull; turgid; inflated: a plethoric, pompous speech.
of, relating to, or characterized by plethora.

QUIZZES

DIVE INTO THIS BALMY SUMMERTIME SPELLING QUIZ

Do you often fall under the spell of the summer season? See if you can really spell your way through it with this quiz of popular summertime words.
Question 1 of 12

Origin of plethoric

First recorded in 1610–20; plethor(a) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM plethoric

ple·thor·i·cal·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for plethoric