SWOLLEN: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for SWOLLEN?

Need another word that means the same as “swollen”? Find 6 synonyms and 30 related words for “swollen” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Swollen” are: conceited, egotistic, egotistical, self-conceited, swollen-headed, vain

Swollen as an Adjective

Definitions of "Swollen" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “swollen” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • Characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.

Synonyms of "Swollen" as an adjective (6 Words)

conceitedCharacteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
An attitude of self conceited arrogance.
egotisticCharacteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance.
An egotistical disregard of others.
egotisticalExcessively conceited or absorbed in oneself; self-centred.
An egotistical disregard of others.
self-conceitedCharacteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
swollen-headedCharacteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance.
vainUnproductive of success.
Vain about her clothes.

Usage Examples of "Swollen" as an adjective

  • Growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary.
  • So swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty.

Associations of "Swollen" (30 Words)

abdomenThe region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis.
adiposeComposed of animal fat.
Adipose tissue constitutes the fat of meat.
balloonTravel by hot air balloon.
The trousers ballooned out below his waist.
bellyA pig s belly as food especially as a traded commodity.
His fat belly stuck out over his trousers.
buxom(of a woman’s body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves.
A buxom blonde.
chubbyPlump and rounded.
A chubby child.
conceitedExcessively proud of oneself; vain.
An attitude of self conceited arrogance.
dietaryA regulated daily food allowance.
Dietary restrictions.
distensionSwelling, especially in part of the body, caused by pressure from inside.
She complained of abdominal distension after meals.
egocentricAn egocentric person.
Egocentric loners with an overinflated sense of self worth.
eyelidEach of the upper and lower folds of skin which cover the eye when closed.
fatA fatty substance made from animal or plant products used in cooking.
A fat cigarette.
fattenMake fat or plump.
He could do with some good food to fatten him up.
fattyA fat person (often used as a nickname or form of address.
A stranger called him a fatty.
fleshy(of a person or part of the body) having a substantial amount of flesh; plump.
Fleshy greeny grey leaves.
gastricOf the stomach.
Gastric ulcer.
intestine(especially in invertebrates) the whole alimentary canal from the mouth downward.
The contents of the intestine.
navelA scar where the umbilical cord was attached.
The Incas saw Cuzco as the navel of the world.
obeseExcessively fat.
A hugely obese young man.
overweightHaving more investment in a particular area than is normal or desirable.
We were overweighted in technology last year.
painfulCausing physical or psychological pain.
Their attempts at reggae are painful.
paunchA thick strong mat used to give protection from chafing on a mast or spar.
One of the things I had to do was to paunch and skin a hare.
paunchyHaving a large or protruding belly.
A slightly paunchy balding middle aged man.
plumpMake fat or plump.
I was running from the kitchen to the living room plumping the cushions and getting drinks in place.
portlyOf a stately or dignified appearance and manner.
He was a man of portly presence.
pudgy(of a person or part of their body) rather fat.
His pudgy fingers.
rotundRound or spherical.
Orotund tones.
snobbishRelating to, characteristic of, or like a snob.
The writer takes a rather snobbish tone.
tubbyShort and plump.
Historic classical recordings with a tubby overall sound.

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