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
Kim doing leg lifts in tights, showing off her curvacious rump.
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