(noun, adjective)


1. affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit

- a corporal defect

- corporeal suffering

Similar word(s): physical, bodily, corporeal, somatic

2. possessing or existing in bodily form

- what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind

- `corporate' is an archaic term

Similar word(s): corporeal, material, bodied, corporate, embodied, incarnate


1. a noncommissioned officer in the Army or Air Force or Marines

Definition categories: person, noncom