Definition of corporeal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//kɔːˈpɔːriəl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//kɔːrˈpɔːriəl//
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  1. 1that can be touched; physical rather than spiritual his corporeal presence
  2. 2of or for the body corporeal needs
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (in the sense ‘material’): from late Latin corporealis, from Latin corporeus ‘bodily, physical’, from corpus, corpor- ‘body’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: corporeal