mumpy

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mumpy (comparative more mumpy, superlative most mumpy)

  1. (informal) suffering from mumps
    • 1995, Thomas Keneally, A river town
      An awful struggle for Primrose. Her chin stretched up above a mumpy neck. Sister Raymond put a wet cloth on her forehead, dribbled some water across her mouth.
  2. (informal) swelling; resembling mumps