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chris0129

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Polish
‘Turkish girl,’ said the man in the frock-coat, in German. ‘Then why is she unveiled?’ asked my husband. ‘She is too young,’ said the man in the frock-coat, his voice plump to bursting with implications. - Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon

Could you tell what does plump to bursting with implications mean?
 
  • velisarius

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    British English (Sussex)
    Bursting with insinuation. Yes, I guess he was insinuating that the girl hadn't yet reached puberty, so might be of particular interest to a certain kind of man.
     
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