swollenverbuk /ˈswəʊ.lən/ us /ˈswoʊ-/
swollenadjectiveuk /ˈswəʊ.lən/ us /ˈswoʊ-/
- She was looking very upset, with her eyes red and swollen.
- Her hands were swollen and arthritic.
- She removed the bandage to reveal an enormous wound, which was infected and swollen.
- Your ankle is badly swollen, you need to rest it.
- Her glands feel a bit swollen, but otherwise she seems fine.