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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (corpulent)
a. heavyset
No te dejes engañar. Jaime puede ser corpulento, pero es tan rápido como cualquier otro quarterback.Don't be fooled. Jaime might be heavyset, but he is as fast as any other quarterback.
María es corpulenta y trabaja como modelo de tallas grandes.Maria is heavyset and works as a plus-size model.
b. hefty
Él es tan corpulento y ella tan delgada que hacen una extraña pareja.He is so hefty and she is so skinny that they make a strange couple.
c. burly
Para ser tan corpulento, tu hermano no levanta mucho peso.Given that he's so burly, your brother can't lift a lot of weight.
d. solid (for trees)
En ese árbol corpulento de ahí, se suben los niños a jugar.That solid tree there is where children climb up to play.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. corpulent
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[+persona] burly; heavily-built; [+árbol] stout; solid; massive;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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