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em·bon·point

 (äN′bôN-pwăN′)
n.
The condition of being plump; stoutness.

[French, from en bon point, in good condition : en, in (from Latin in; see in-2) + bon, good (from Old French; see boon2) + point, situation, condition; see point.]

embonpoint

(ɑ̃bɔ̃pwɛ̃)
n
plumpness or stoutness
adj
plump; stout
[C18: from phrase en bon point in good condition]

em•bon•point

(Fr. ɑ̃ bɔ̃ˈpwɛ̃)

n.
excessive plumpness; stoutness.
[1655–65; < French, literally, in good condition]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embonpoint - the bodily property of being well rounded
corpulency, fleshiness, obesity - more than average fatness
chubbiness, pudginess, rolypoliness, tubbiness - the property of having a plump and round body
buxomness - the bodily property of being attractively plump and vigorous and (of women) full-bosomed
Adj.1.embonpoint - sufficiently fat so as to have a pleasing fullness of figure; "a chubby child"; "pleasingly plump";
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"
Translations

embonpoint

n (hum euph)Embonpoint m or nt (dated), → Leibesfülle f
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Their physical resemblance would have been complete if an elderly embonpoint had not stretched Mrs.
Maston, began to acquire a degree of embonpoint which would have rendered them unrecognizable if their imprisonment had been prolonged to some months.
That look of wan emaciation which anxiety or low spirits often communicates to a thoughtful, thin face, rather long than round, having vanished from hers; a clearness of skin almost bloom, and a plumpness almost embonpoint, softened the decided lines of her features.