Complete Definition of "turgid"

was wotd|2007|August|12
English

Pronunciation
italbrac|RP IPA|/ËtÉËdÊɪd/
italbrac|US IPA|/ËtÉËdÊɪd/|/ËtÉËgɪd/
audio|en-us-turgid.ogg|Audio (US)
audio|en-us-turgid-2.ogg|Audio (US)

Adjective
en-adj

  1. distended|Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.

#: "a turgid limb."

  1. (Of language or style) Tediously pompous or bombastic.

Synonyms
italbrac|distended beyond the natural state: bloated, distended, inflated, swelled, swollen, tumid
italbrac|tediously pompus: bombastic, grandiose, pompous

Related terms
turgescent
turgidity
turgidness
turgor

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