corpulence

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔːpjʊləns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɔrpjələns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôrpyə ləns)


WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cor•pu•lence /ˈkɔrpyələns/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. fatness;
    largeness of body.
cor•pu•lent, adj.: a corpulent man who loved to eat.See -corp-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cor•pu•lence  (kôrpyə ləns),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. bulkiness or largeness of body;
    fatness;
    portliness.
Also,  corpu•len•cy. 
  • Latin corpulentia. See corpulent, -ence
  • Middle English 1350–1400

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