Definition of Tumid

1. Adjective. Ostentatiously lofty in style. "Tumid political prose"

Exact synonyms: Bombastic, Declamatory, Large, Orotund, Turgid
Similar to: Rhetorical
Derivative terms: Bombast, Largeness, Turgidity, Turgidness



2. Adjective. Abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas. "Puffy tumid flesh"

3. Adjective. Of sexual organs; stiff and rigid.
Exact synonyms: Erect
Category relationships: Physiology
Similar to: Hard
Derivative terms: Tumidity, Tumidness

Definition of Tumid

1. a. Swelled, enlarged, or distended; as, a tumid leg; tumid flesh.

Definition of Tumid

1. Adjective. swollen, enlarged, bulging ¹

2. Adjective. cancerous, unhealthy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tumid

1. swollen [adj] : TUMIDLY [adv]

Medical Definition of Tumid

1. Swollen, inflated. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumid

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tumefies
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tumefying
tumentia
tumeric
tumeric yellow
tumesce
tumesced
tumescence
tumescences
tumescent
tumesces
tumescing
tumid (current term)
tumidities
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tumidness
tumidnesses
tummal
tummals
tummelberries
tummelberry
tummies
tummler
tummlers
tummo
tummy

Literary usage of Tumid

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1. English Botany; Or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with Their Essential ...by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby by Sir James Edward Smith, James Sowerby (1806)
"... twisted, tumid, brown, ; when dry, thin and mem- JL ... twisted and tumid like the intestines of scot ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1891)
"While examining some specimens of this tumid form, I noticed alongside one of the animals an object that I at first thought might have some connection with ..."

3. A Treatise on the Diseases of Children: With Directions for the Management by Michael Underwood, Marshall Hall (1835)
"tumid BREASTS OF ... In many children, a day or two after they are born, the breasts become exceedingly tumid, hard, and painful, containing a fluid ..."

4. Florigraphia Britannica; Or, Engravings and Descriptions of the Flowering by Richard Deakin (1857)
"middle one rauch longer, tumid, but not spurred at the base. ... Lip large, tumid, ovate, as long or longer than the sepals, clothed externally with dark ..."

5. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1917)
"... yellow-fld., with more or less imbricated involucral bracts, becoming thickened or tumid at base, corymbose or paniculate: achenes ribbed or costate, ..."

6. The London Medical Recorder (1850)
"The mucous membrane was firm, without the slightest approach to softening, but tumid and velvety, from the infiltration of serous fluid into the submucous ..."

7. A Manual of British Lichens: Containing Descriptions of All the Species and by William Mudd (1861)
"... or radiate masses; disc dark- brown or nearly black, rugulose, plane and expanded when dry, tumid and slightly convex when wet, ..."

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