from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A superabundance; an excess.
- n. An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An excessive amount or number; an abundance.
- n. An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Overfullness; especially, excessive fullness of the blood vessels; repletion; that state of the blood vessels or of the system when the blood exceeds a healthy standard in quantity; hyperæmia; -- opposed to anæmia.
- n. State of being overfull; excess; superabundance.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, overfullness of blood; a redundant fullness of the blood-vessels.
- n. Overfullness in any respect; superabundance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. extreme excess
Heck, he even correctly used the word plethora'' twice in answering questions from reporters.
Stinky Peet says: erswi: a plethora is what women pee out of, silly rabbit.
Don't you just see a guzzillion calendars stacked up when you see the word plethora?
Learn about it. just now, -0 / +1Just by the way, when you use the word plethora you are automatically viewed as an *****.
Stagnation of the, blood was supposed to be a fertile cause of diseases, and such diseases were supposed to arise mostly from "plethora" -- an all-important element in Stahl's therapeutics.
In “Politics and the English Language,” Orwell famously tagged a plethora of “ready-made phrases” that the lazy writer — I include myself here — will often be tempted to employ to do his thinking for him.
KATHARINE NEWLIN BURT, also certain minor points, notably the fact that the story, though by no means badly told, suffers from what I can only call a plethora of plot.
The death sentence the late Philip Johnson pronounced on skyscrapers 15 years ago was directed at the then-prevailing North American skyscraper form, namely the plethora of minimalist boxes of stultifying banality.
What do call a plethora of newsreaders the BBC of course.
Oh, JT, forgot to say all respect for managing to slip the word 'plethora' in there as well ...