1. Excessively ornate or complex in style or language; grandiloquent: turgid prose.
2. Swollen or distended, as from a fluid; bloated: a turgid bladder; turgid veins.
3. (of style or language) pompous and high-flown; bombastic
[Latin turgidus, from turgre, to be swollen.]
tur·gidi·ty, turgid·ness | n.
turgid·ly | adv.