callipygous


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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.]
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Adj.1.callipygous - 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"
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We look on as his artfully crafted vignettes coalesce and disintegrate, like the callipygous women who descend the staircase to the subway, then turn to appraise the appraising looks that are given them by admirers.