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curvaceous

[kur-vey-shuh s] /kɜrˈveɪ ʃəs/
adjective, Informal.
1.
(of a woman) having a well-shaped figure with voluptuous curves.
Also, curvacious.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40, Americanism; curve + -aceous
Related forms
curvaceously, curvaciously, adverb
curvaceousness, curvaciousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for curvaceously

curvaceous

/kɜːˈveɪʃəs/
adjective
1.
(informal) (esp of a woman) having shapely curves or a well-rounded body
Derived Forms
curvaceously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for curvaceously

curvaceous

adj.

1936, U.S. colloquial, from curve + facetious use of -aceous, Modern Latin botanical suffix meaning "of a certain kind." First recorded reference is to Mae West.

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Slang definitions & phrases for curvaceously

curvaceous

adjective

Having a generously formed female body; built like a brick shithouse, stacked (1935+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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