Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Excessively fat.

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Usage examples "corpulent":

  1. They grow steeper for one so corpulent. - "A Maker of History", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  2. Rather his concern centered on the inspector who had left his desk and whose corpulent, lethargic figure moved about the room with an exceptional and eccentric animation. - "The Gray Mask", Wadsworth Camp.
  3. Perhaps John was a little more corpulent than when he was a youth; but he could wield the fore- hammer as easily and powerfully as ever. - "The Thorogood Family", R.M. Ballantyne.