voluptuous
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /vəˈlʌp.tʃu.əs/
Adjective

voluptuous

  1. Suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation.
    The plentiful blankets and the voluptuous pillows of the bed called out to my tired body.
    • 1749, [John Cleland], “(Please specify the letter or volume)”, in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: Printed [by Thomas Parker] for G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths] […], OCLC 731622352 ↗:
      Thus we lay, whilst a voluptuous languor possest, and still maintain'd us motionless and fast locked in one another's arms
  2. (of a woman) Curvaceous and sexually attractive.
    The low neckline of her bodice emphasised her plump, voluptuous figure.
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