Definition of overswollen in US English:

overswollen

adjective

  • Excessively swollen.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Sharpham (bap. 1576, d. 1608), playwright and pamphleteer. From overswollen, past participle of overswell.

Pronunciation

overswollen

/ˌəʊvəˈswəʊlən/