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Junoesque

[joo-noh-esk] /ˌdʒu noʊˈɛsk/
adjective
1.
(of a woman) stately; regal.
Origin of Junoesque
1885-1890
1885-90; Juno + -esque
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  • This girl's figure was more Junoesque than was usual with her kind, her waist larger.

  • Mrs. Harris is a very large lady, tall and Junoesque, a figure which would catch the eye in any assembly.

  • Julia squared her Junoesque shoulders against the crooked tree and stood her ground.

    The Open Question Elizabeth Robins
  • Mum was a handsome Junoesque blonde, sharp of eye and tongue, distinctly the boss, and inclined to make the most of it.

    From Chart House to Bush Hut Charles W. L. Bryde
  • The whole Junoesque body of the young woman—a true Madrid type—trembled with joy.

    Their Son; The Necklace Eduardo Zamacois
  • She is said to have a Junoesque figure, a face of rare beauty and a manner of real charm.

    In the Track of the Trades Lewis R. Freeman
British Dictionary definitions for Junoesque

Junoesque

/ˌdʒuːnəʊˈɛsk/
adjective
1.
having stately bearing and regal beauty like the goddess Juno
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Word Origin and History for Junoesque
adj.

in reference to stately, mature beauty, 1861, from Juno + -esque. Qualities associated with the Roman goddess, who also was notable for her fits of rage.

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