Becoming turgid or swollen.
Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent, especially fluid, or expansive force.
‘I have a turgid limb.’;
Becoming turgid or inflated; swelling; growing big.
(of language or style) Overly complex and difficult to understand; grandiloquent; bombastic.
Distended beyond the natural state by some internal agent or expansive force; swelled; swollen; bloated; inflated; tumid; - especially applied to an enlarged part of the body; as, a turgid limb; turgid fruit.
‘A bladder . . . held near the fire grew turgid.’;
Swelling in style or language; vainly ostentatious; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style of speaking.
ostentatiously lofty in style;
‘a man given to large talk’; ‘tumid political prose’;
abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas;
‘hungry children with bloated stomachs’; ‘he had a grossly distended stomach’; ‘eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids’; ‘swollen hands’; ‘tumescent tissue’; ‘puffy tumid flesh’;