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English definition of “bloated”

bloated

adjective uk   /ˈbləʊ.tɪd/ us    /ˈbloʊ.t̬ɪd/

bloated adjective (SWOLLEN)

swollen and rounded because of containing too much air, liquid, or food: a bloated stomach a bloated (= uncomfortably full) feelingBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingSwellings and lumps

bloated adjective (VERY RICH)

disapproving larger or richer than necessary: a bloated bureaucracy a bloated capitalistBig and quite bigEnormous
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