Definition of voluptuous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//vəˈlʌptʃuəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//vəˈlʌptʃuəs//
    Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
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  1. 1(formal) (of a woman) attractive in a sexual way with large breasts and hips synonym buxom a voluptuous woman a voluptuous body See related entries: Attractiveness, Female attractiveness
  2. 2(literary) giving you physical pleasure synonym sensual voluptuous perfume
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French voluptueux or Latin voluptuosus, from voluptas ‘pleasure’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: voluptuous