What does the word corpulence mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Corpulency.

Usage examples for corpulence

  1. There was Korenwinder, another Catholic, formerly occupying an official position of responsibility as secretary of the town of Berkel, a man of immense corpulence, but none the less an active and dangerous conspirator. – The Life of John of Barneveld, 1619-23 by John Lothrop Motley
  2. Despite his lameness, and the fact that his lameness tended to induce corpulence, he had a dashing air, and his face, with its short, light moustache, was boyish. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
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