an abnormality characterized by extreme obesity accompanied by sleepiness, hypoventilation, and polycythemia.
pickwickian syndrome pick·wick·i·an syndrome (pĭk-wĭk’ē-ən)
A syndrome characterized by extreme obesity, hypoventilation, and general debility.
[pik-wik-ee-uh-niz-uh m] /pɪkˈwɪk i əˌnɪz əm/ noun 1. a statement, expression, word, or the like.
noun 1. (The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club) a novel (1837) by Charles Dickens.
[pik-ee] /ˈpɪk i/ adjective, pickier, pickiest. 1. extremely fussy or finicky, usually over trifles. /ˈpɪkɪ/ adjective pickier, pickiest 1. (informal) fussy; finicky; choosy adj. 1867, from pick (v.) + -y (2). Related: Pickiness. The earliest recorded uses are in reference to eating. adjective Very niggling; chicken-shit, persnickety: For growing a beard. A lot of little […]
adjective pertaining to an orchard or garden where customers are welcome to pick the products that they will purchase from their growing places