portulent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly a corruption of corpulent, perhaps influenced by portly.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

portulent (comparative more portulent, superlative most portulent)

  1. (obsolete, rare) overweight
    The gentleman's portulent figure required a custom tailored suit.

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