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Meaning of VOLUPTUOUS

Pronunciation:  vu'lupchoous

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  furnishing gratification of the senses; "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"
  2. [adj]  having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"
  3. [adj]  (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"
 

VOLUPTUOUS is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, epicurean, full-bosomed, indulgent, juicy, luscious, luxurious, red-hot, sexy, shapely, sonsie, sonsy, sybaritic, voluptuary, well-endowed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vo*lup"tu*ous\, a. [F. voluptueux, L. voluptuosus,
fr. voluptas pleasure, volup agreeably, delightfully;
probably akin to Gr. ? to hope, ? hope, and to L. velle to
wish. See {Voluntary}.]
1. Full of delight or pleasure, especially that of the
   senses; ministering to sensuous or sensual gratification;
   exciting sensual desires; luxurious; sensual.

         Music arose with its voluptuous swell. --Byron.

         Sink back into your voluptuous repose. --De Quincey.

2. Given to the enjoyments of luxury and pleasure; indulging
   to excess in sensual gratifications. ``The jolly and
   voluptuous livers.'' --Atterbury.

         Softened with pleasure and voluptuous life.
                                               --Milton.
   -- {Vo*lup"tu*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Vo*lup"tu*ous*ness}, n.



 

 

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