Word:   
Definitions of swollen:
  • adjective:   abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination)
    Example: "The need to clean out swollen inventories"
  • adjective:   overfull with water
    Example: "Swollen rivers and creeks"
  • adjective:   characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    Example: "So swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"
  • adjective:   abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    Example: "Swollen hands"

Related words...
Use in a sentence...
Descriptive words...

Search for swollen at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See swollen used in context: 88 poetry verses, 1 Shakespeare work, 1 Bible passage, 70 definitions

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2020 Datamuse