Main definitions of plim in English

: plim1plim2

plim1

Pronunciation /plɪm/

adjective

dialect British, Welsh
  • Filled out, stout, plump.

Origin

Mid 19th century. Probably originally a variant of plum.

Main definitions of plim in English

: plim1plim2

plim2

(also plem, plym)

Pronunciation /plɪm/

verb

dialect British, Welsh
  • 1To swell or grow plump; to fill out or up.

  • 2To swell or inflate; to fill (something) up.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edmund Gayton (1608–1666), physician and hack writer. Probably originally a variant of plum.