Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swollen /'swoulən/
  • động tính từ quá khứ của swell
  • tính từ
    • sưng phồng, phình ra, căng ra
Concise Dictionary
+abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
+abnormally expanded or increased in size; (`swollen' is sometimes used in combination)
+characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
+overfull with water

+the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
+a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
+a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
+a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
+increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
+become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger
+expand abnormally
+come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things)
+come up, as of a liquid
+cause to become swollen
+very good
Thesaurus Dictionary
enlarged, distended, inflated, bloated, bulging, puffed up or out, tumid, tumescent, expanded, turgid, puffy, oversized, outsized, Technical dropsical, hypertrophied, proud:
My knee was swollen for three days after that knock.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 (of a part of the body) larger than normal, especially as a result of a disease or an injury: swollen joints / glands / feet + Her eyes were red and swollen from crying.
2 (of a river) containing more water than normal
See also - SWELL v.
Collocation Dictionary


be, feel, look, seem | become, get
Her legs had got swollen from standing up all day.
| remain


badly, grossly, hideously, horribly, very
His ankle is bruised and quite badly swollen. Her face was still horribly swollen.
| all
Her eyes were all red and swollen from crying.
| a bit, quite, rather, slightly

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