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  • adj. hydrocephalous

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or connected with, hydrocephalus, or dropsy of the brain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or exhibiting hydrocephalus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or characterized by or evidencing hydrocephalus


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  • For at its core, Super Tiny Animals was an out-and-out freak show; only it wasn't the cats with next to no legs, the dwarf horses – yes, horses can get dwarfism – the barely-visible marmosets or the borderline hydrocephalic dogs that were the freaks.

    TV review: Super Tiny Animals; Bobby Fischer: Genius and Madman

  • With this in mind, early delivery and shunting may be performed after 32 weeks for the rapidly progressive hydrocephalic fetus with documented lung maturity.


  • And such a large cavernous storehouse of opiate treasure the yapping hearing impaired squirrel has lucked upon in with that echo filled hydrocephalic skull of its.

    Think Progress » Limbaugh compares Pelosi to a terrorist for saying passing health care is more important than re-election.

  • I've been paging through my copy of the Qur'an, a handsome if musty volume translated into Latin in 1143 by Robert of Ketton (he even signed this copy to "Gertrudis," adding good wishes: "Subsisto ut dulcis ut vos es," or, "Stay as sweet as you are") in search of inspiring passages which, with the right terrorist muscle behind them, could forever rid our airwaves of hydrocephalic dreck, and herewith share my findings.

    David Kronke: TV Shows Islamic Extremists Should Be Attacking Rather Than "South Park"

  • But speaking of monsters, del Toro says of Hello Kitty, whom his daughter prefers, "I still think [it's] a hydrocephalic mutant of a cat."

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  • Absurd, of course, because the world of “hydrocephalic idiots” who could only say “guay, guay” was as unreal to a bunch of nineteen-year-old college students as the grotesque characters in the play were.

    Knowing Jesse

  • I haven't made up my mind how much I should care that the main character in the Alexie book is hydrocephalic, has weird teeth, stutters, and has been a social outcast for years and then, surprise, not only becomes a star basketball player (after not showing any earlier signs of prowess on the court) but also gets the girl (even if in a modulated way).

    The Winners

  • There lay Gussie sleeping peacefully, and with an expression on his face that for sheer guilelessness would have done credit to a hydrocephalic idiot.

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • They have jumbo screens suspended above the screen supersizing what's happening on the stage providing the rare opportunity for most writers to look larger than life, to the point of hydrocephalic.

    Whiz Kid: James Wolcott

  • He could look at himself in a strip of chrome, warp-eyed and hydrocephalic, and feel some of the power of the automobile, the horsepower, the decibel rumble of dual exhausts, the pedal tension of Ford-O-Matic drive.



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