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or zof·tig  (zäf′tĭk, -tĭg)
Having a full, shapely figure. Used of a woman.

[Yiddish zaftik, juicy, from Middle High German saftec, from saft, juice, from Old High German saf.]


informal US (of a woman) plump and voluptuous


or zof•tig

(ˈzɑf tɪk, -tɪg)

adj. Slang.
(of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure.
[1935–40; < Yiddish zaftik literally, juicy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.zaftig - (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous ; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton;
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"


or zoftig
Well-rounded and full in form:


[ˈzæftɪg] ADJ (US) [woman] → regordeta y mona
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