plethoric

[ple-thawr-ik, -thor-, pleth-uh-rik]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. plesiosaurus,
  2. plessimeter,
  3. plessor,
  4. plessy versus ferguson,
  5. plethora,
  6. plethysmogram,
  7. plethysmograph,
  8. plethysmometry,
  9. pleugh,
  10. pleur-

Origin of plethoric

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

Related formsple·thor·i·cal·ly, adverb

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