curvaceous


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cur·va·ceous

 (kûr-vā′shəs)
adj.
Having the curves of a full or voluptuous figure.

cur·va′ceous·ly adv.
cur·va′ceous·ness n.
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curvaceous

(kɜːˈveɪʃəs) or

curvacious

adj
informal (esp of a woman) having shapely curves or a well-rounded body
curˈvaceously, curˈvaciously adv
curˈvaceousness, curˈvaciousness n
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cur•va•ceous

(kɜrˈveɪ ʃəs)

adj.
(of a woman) having a well-shaped figure with voluptuous curves.
[1935–40, Amer.]
cur•va′ceous•ly, adv.
cur•va′ceous•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.curvaceous - (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
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curvaceous

adjective (Informal) shapely, voluptuous, curvy, busty, well-rounded, buxom, full-figures, bosomy, well-stacked (Brit. slang), Rubenesque a curvaceous blonde
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curvaceous

adjective
Having a full, voluptuous figure:
Informal: built.
Slang: stacked.
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Translations

curvaceous

[kɜːˈveɪʃəs] ADJ [woman] → de buen cuerpo, curvilíneo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

curvaceous

[kɜːrˈveɪʃəs] adj (= curvy) [woman, figure] → plantureux/euse
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

curvaceous

adjüppig; figure alsokurvenreich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

curvaceous

[kɜːˈveɪʃəs] adj (fam) (woman) → formoso/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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