pinguid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pinguis ‘fat’.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pinguid (comparative more pinguid, superlative most pinguid)

  1. pertaining to fat
    • 1997, Thomas Pynchon, Mason & Dixon, page 215,
      Fr. Christopher Maire, far from pallid, wearing no black beyond his Queue-Tie, neither wiry nor unnaturally fit, in Manner as free of the suave as of the pinguid, seems scarcely any Englishman’s idea of a Jesuit.
    • 2003, Simon Sebag Montefiore, Stalin: the Court of the Red Tsar, page 345
      First he (Molotov) called on Göring at the Air Ministry where he asked Hitler's 'paladin' more embarrassing questions which the Reichmarschall simply doused with his pinguid heartiness.