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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.]
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plumpness or stoutness
[C18: from phrase en bon point in good condition]
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em•bon•point(Fr. ɑ̃ bɔ̃ˈpwɛ̃)
excessive plumpness; stoutness.
[1655–65; < French, literally, in good condition]
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|Noun||1.||embonpoint - the bodily property of being well rounded|
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"
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n (hum euph) → Embonpoint m or nt (dated), → Leibesfülle f
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