Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Swelling; protuberant.
  • Vainly pompous; bombastic, as language or style; fustian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Swelling; protuberant.
  • adjective rare Inflated; bombastic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to or having the appearance of a tumor.
  • adjective Covered with tumors.

Etymologies

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From Latin tumōrōsus ("inflated, bloated"), from tumor ("swelling, tumor"), from tumeō ("I swell").

Examples

  • Well written, Trumpy - look what you referenced in there - disease, hit and run, and you used "tumorous" and "tumor" in the same post.

    Surprising fact.

  • The City of Chicago, led by Mayor Daley and a vast and tumorous army of aldermen and bagmen and yesmen and opportunists and spineless, parasitic political-machine halfwits of forms never seen outside the roiling cesspool of governmental slop-trough greed, has proven itself unworthy of something as potentially delicious and fulfilling as the 2016 Olympic Games.

    One last post before I go...

  • It may be produced by a machine or by putting materials called radioisotopes through thin plastic tubes into the tumorous area.

    Rhabdomyosarcoma

  • The City of Chicago, led by Mayor Daley and a vast and tumorous army of aldermen and bagmen and yesmen and opportunists and spineless, parasitic political-machine halfwits of forms never seen outside the roiling cesspool of governmental slop-trough greed, has proven itself unworthy of something as potentially delicious and fulfilling as the 2016 Olympic Games.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I t ia a foreign and tumorous tree that should be uprootd.

    See how the world comments on Egypt: visualised

  • Radiation may be produced by a machine or by putting materials called radioisotopes through thin plastic tubes into the tumorous area.

    Sarcomas, soft tissue tumors, bone tumors

  • I lost track: Who confused the tumorous growths on the ogre's head with the sawed-off horns on Hellboy's head -- Mr. Allie, or the blogger?

    Robot 13 makes the Hellboy comparison a little more explicit

  • Shawn is anxious to go and be with her dad because, even though the last report from Indiana is that they will be operating on the tumorous kidney (there had been concern that they wouldn't ... well, bother, if things had progressed too far), there's something that feels very ominous about this time.

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Nice little tumorous growth with its own developed blood vessel circle of quid pro quos, all the better to channel the whole nation's wealth and future into the control of the few who play along.

    Obama And Hillary Release Dueling "Memos" On Iran

  • Since she's going right in for surgery, does that mean that at this point there may be a shot of getting all or most of it through removal of the tumorous cells?

    Mommy monday: dreadful news

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