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corpulent (adj) very fat.
A corpulent person is a very fat person. Overeating, eating fatty foods, and a lack of proper exercise, and sometimes heredity, make people corpulent, that is, very fat. Corpulent people run a very high risk of heart diseases. Corpulence, that is, excessive fatness does not certainly make for a healthy life.
- Much against the doctor's advice, Smith, who is very corpulent, makes no attempt to lose weight either by changing his food habits or doing the exercises prescribed by the doctor.
- Corpulent people, as time passes, become inactive too. Because they are very fat, they like all the time to rest, and because they rest most of the time, they become the more corpulent.