callipygian


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cal·li·pyg·i·an

 (kăl′ə-pĭj′ē-ən) also cal·li·py·gous (-pī′gəs)
adj.
Relating to or having buttocks that are considered beautifully proportioned.

[From Greek kallipugos : kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + pugē, buttocks.]

callipygian

(ˌkælɪˈpɪdʒɪən) or

callipygous

adj
having beautifully shaped buttocks
[C19: from Greek kallipugos, epithet of a statue of Aphrodite, from calli- + pugē buttocks]

cal•li•pyg•i•an

(ˌkæl əˈpɪdʒ i ən)

also cal•li•py•gous

(-ˈpaɪ gəs)

adj.
having well-shaped buttocks.
[1640–50; < Greek kallipyg(os)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.callipygian - pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks; "the quest for the callipygian ideal"
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
Translations
o ksztaltnych posladkach
calipígeo
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