Plumpest
Plump Plump (pl[u^]mp), a. [Compar. {Plumper} (pl[u^]mp"[~e]r); superl. {Plumpest}.] [OE. plomp rude, clumsy; akin to D. plomp, G., Dan., & Sw. plump; probably of imitative origin. Cf. {Plump}, adv.] 1. Well rounded or filled out; full; fleshy; fat; as, a plump baby; plump cheeks. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The god of wine did his plump clusters bring. --T. Carew. [1913 Webster]

2. Done or made plump, or suddenly and without reservation; blunt; unreserved; direct; downright.

After the plump statement that the author was at Erceldoune and spake with Thomas. --Saintsbury. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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