curvaceous

[kur-vey-shuhs]
adjective Informal.
(of a woman) having a well-shaped figure with voluptuous curves.
Also, curvacious.


Origin:
1935–40, Americanism; curve + -aceous

curvaceously, curvaciously, adverb
curvaceousness, curvaciousness, noun
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curvaceous (kɜːˈveɪʃəs)
 
adj
informal (esp of a woman) having shapely curves or a well-rounded body
 
cur'vaceously
 
adv

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curvaceous
1936, U.S. colloquial, from curve + facetious use of Mod.L. botanical suffix meaning "of a certain kind." First recorded reference is to Mae West.
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Example sentences
Those curvaceous side pods are flax fiber and resin from recycled plastic
  bottles.
Their bodies were curvaceous and softly inflated, with hardly a muscle in sight.
Pale, curvaceous granite rocks dance in the skyline.
Eat more food than you can use, and your body will stockpile the surplus in all
  sorts of curvaceous and unsightly ways.
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