Saturday, January 08, 2000
Definitions for fulsome
- Offensive to the taste or sensibilities.
- Insincere or excessively lavish; especially, offensive from excess of praise.
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Citations for fulsome
He recorded the event in his journal: "Long evening visit from Mr. Langtree--a fulsome flatterer."
Concealed disgust under the appearance of fulsome endearment.
Origin of fulsome
Fulsome is from Middle English fulsom, from full + -som, "-some."