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Meaning of TUMID

Pronunciation:  'tyoomid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  (physiology) of sexual organs; stiff and rigid
  2. [adj]  abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas; "hungry children with bloated stomachs"; "he had a grossly distended stomach"; "eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids"; "swollen hands"; "tumescent tissue"; "puffy tumid flesh"
  3. [adj]  ostentatiously lofty in style; "a man given to large talk"; "tumid political prose"

TUMID is a 5 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: bloated, bombastic, declamatory, distended, erect, hard, large, orotund, puffed, puffy, rhetorical, swollen, tumescent, turgid, unhealthy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Tu"mid\, a. [L. tumidus, fr. tumere to swell; cf. Skr.
tumra strong, fat. Cf. {Thumb}.]
1. Swelled, enlarged, or distended; as, a tumid leg; tumid

2. Rising above the level; protuberant.

         So high as heaved the tumid hills.    --Milton.

3. Swelling in sound or sense; pompous; puffy; inflated;
   bombastic; falsely sublime; turgid; as, a tumid
   expression; a tumid style. -- {Tu"mid*ly}, adv. --
   {Tu"mid*ness}, n.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Swollen; inflated.