- 1Having a large belly.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- We see the insect, which was clear−sighted, become blind; it loses its feet, to recover them later; its slender body becomes ventripotent.
- A battalion of solid metaphysicians, reinforced by a tribe of tittering harridans and three companies of ventripotent buffoons, venture a daring sally.
- After a little, shaggy, ventripotent Pan will grow jealous, and ravish you away from me, as he stole Syrinx from her lover.
- 1.1Having a large appetite; gluttonous.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- He was a ventripotent Apicius, a real epicure; one who boasted that he never wasted his appetite on a joint.
- Never was seen such voracity since the days of the ventripotent Heliogabalus.
- General Savage, an elderly gourmet, a ventripotent Apicins, an epicurian Heliogabalus, very cynical, and awfully churlish, thought that the pill, despite of its gilding, was too bitter to swallow
early 17th century: from French, from medieval Latin ventripotent-, from Latinventer 'belly' + potent- 'being powerful, being able', from the verb posse.