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VOLUPTUOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does voluptuous mean? 

VOLUPTUOUS (adjective)
  The adjective VOLUPTUOUS has 3 senses:

1. having strong sexual appeal
2. (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
3. displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

  Familiarity information: VOLUPTUOUS used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


VOLUPTUOUS (adjective)


Sense 1voluptuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having strong sexual appeal

Synonyms:

voluptuous; red-hot; luscious; juicy; toothsome

Context examples:

juicy barmaids / a red-hot mama / a voluptuous woman / a toothsome blonde in a tight dress

Similar:

sexy (marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest)


Sense 2voluptuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

Synonyms:

sonsy; sonsie; full-bosomed; curvaceous; buxom; busty; bosomy; well-endowed; curvy; voluptuous

Context examples:

Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes / a curvy young woman in a tight dress

Similar:

shapely (having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape)


Sense 3voluptuous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

Synonyms:

luxurious; sybaritic; voluptuary; luxuriant; epicurean; voluptuous

Context examples:

an epicurean banquet / enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs / Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence / a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

Similar:

indulgent (characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone)


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