What does the word fulsome mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Fulsomely.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Fulsomeness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Offen sive from excess of praise; coarse; indelicate.

Usage examples for fulsome

  1. Dorian was somewhat nonplused by this fulsome outburst. – Dorian by Nephi Anderson
  2. O'Reilly welcomed this trend of the conversation; anything was better than fulsome praise, and the discussion would delay the coming crash. – Rainbow's End by Rex Beach
  3. A boy entering almost any profession or trade can be unfitted for his labors by fulsome flattering. – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
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