Definition Of turgid
swollen and distended or congested.
a turgid and fast-moving river
Example Of turgid
Any fears of unnecessary verbosity and turgidity are misplaced.
As an orator or ‘communicator’ he was terrible, with one turgid cliché following another, delivered in a folksy drone punctuated by wags of the head.
Breakfast rooms across India display a vista of glazed eyes ploughing wearily through the turgid , circumlocutory language of the morning papers.
Faced with this tediously turgid presentation, my eyes glossed over, and only masochistic perseverance got me through.
I do understand the instinct of journalists to translate turgid legal verbiage into clear language.