What does the word corpulent mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Excessively fat.

Usage examples for corpulent

  1. 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 by Wadsworth Camp
  2. 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 by R.M. Ballantyne