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Wordnet 3.0


1. in an unctuous manner;
[syn: unctuously, smarmily, fulsomely]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fulsome \Ful"some\, a. [Full, a. + -some.] 1. Full; abundant; plenteous; not shriveled. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] His lean, pale, hoar, and withered corpse grew fulsome, fair, and fresh. --Golding. [1913 Webster] 2. Offending or disgusting by overfullness, excess, or grossness; cloying; gross; nauseous; esp., offensive from excess of praise; as, fulsome flattery. [1913 Webster] And lest the fulsome artifice should fail Themselves will hide its coarseness with a veil. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. Lustful; wanton; obscene; also, tending to obscenity. [Obs.] "Fulsome ewes." --Shak. -- Ful"some*ly, adv. -- Ful"some*ness, n. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fulsomely adv 1: in an unctuous manner [syn: unctuously, smarmily, fulsomely]