Definition of tumescent adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tumescent

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//tuˈmɛsnt//
 
(formal)
 
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(especially of parts of the body) larger than normal, especially as a result of sexual excitement synonym swollen
NAmE//tuˈmɛsns//
 
noun [uncountable]
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