How to use Corpulent in a sentence
In personal appearance he was tall and corpulent, of a dignified presence and extremely powerful physique, with a bald forehead, close-cropped hair and short moustaches.
I am not corpulent, nor am I robust in any way.
His whole short corpulent figure with broad thick shoulders, and chest and stomach involuntarily protruding, had that imposing and stately appearance one sees in men of forty who live in comfort.
Rigby is excessively corpulent, and has a jolly rubicund face.
He had a commanding presence, a clear but somewhat feeble voice, and in later life became rather corpulent.Advertisement
Fortune, in his person, was of small stature, and rather corpulent.
At Elba, as Sir Neil Campbell noted, he became inactive and proportionately corpulent.
All of which suggests a personality mentally and physically phlegmatic, a suggestion strengthened by the fact that Bartholomaeus de Neocastro (quoted by Wenck) describes him as corpulent in 1290.
Mrs. George Donner was in good health, was somewhat corpulent, and certainly able to travel.
Ravenscroft was a very corpulent man, a circumstance which made the neatness of his performance the more remarkable.Advertisement
Since Prince Andrew had last seen him Kutuzov had grown still more corpulent, flaccid, and fat.