"of the nature of or resembling fat, unctuous, greasy, oily," 1630s, from Latin pinguis "fat (adj.), juicy," figuratively "dull, gross, heavy; comfortable," from stem of pinguere, from PIE *pei- "fat, sap, juice" (see fat (adj.)). Related: Pinguidinous.
updated on June 16, 2020
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