Definitions for swollenˈswoʊ lən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

swol•lenˈswoʊ lən(v.)

  1. Category: Pathology

    Ref: a pp. of swell .

  2. (adj.)enlarged by or as if by swelling; tumid.

    Category: Pathology

  3. turgid or bombastic.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen, swollen-headed, vain(adj)

    characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance

    "a conceited fool"; "an attitude of self-conceited arrogance"; "an egotistical disregard of others"; "so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty"; "growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary"; "vain about her clothes"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. swollen(adjective)ˈswoʊ lən

    (of a part of the body) bigger and filled with fluid from injury or illness

    His eye was purple and swollen.

  2. swollenˈswoʊ lən

    the past participle of "swell"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swollen

    of Swell

  2. Swollen

    p. p. of Swell

  3. Swollen(adj)

    enlarged by swelling; immoderately increased; as, swollen eyes; swollen streams

Anagrams of swollen

  1. nowells

Translations for swollen

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


increased in size, thickness etc, through swelling

a swollen river; He had a swollen ankle after falling down the stairs.

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