statuesque
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /statjʊˈɛsk/, /statʃʊˈɛsk/
Adjective

statuesque

  1. Resembling or characteristic of a statue. [from 18th c.]
  2. (of a woman) Elegantly tall, graceful, and attractive. [from 19th c.]
    Christy Turlington is a statuesque supermodel famous for her fashion ads.
Translations
  • French: statuesque
  • German: statuengleich, statuenhaft, wie eine Statue
Translations
  • German: stattlich (tall and attractive, not necessarily graceful or elegant)



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