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zaftig

[zahf-tik, -tig] /ˈzɑf tɪk, -tɪg/
adjective, Slang.
1.
(of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure.
2.
full-bodied; well-proportioned.
Also, zoftig.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; < Yiddish zaftik literally, juicy, succulent; compare Middle High German saftec, derivative of saf(t), Old High German saf (German Saft) sap1, juice
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adj.

"alluringly plump, curvaceous, buxom," 1937, from Yiddish zaftik, literally "juicy," from zaft "juice," from Middle High German saft "juice" (see sap (n.1)).

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zoftig

adjective

Sexually appealing or arousing to males, esp in a plump and well-rounded way; curvaceous; built like a brick shithouse: zoftig, pleasantly plump and pretty/ The legs of the Red Suit are cut so high and deep, even the leanest female bum looks like a zaftig peach

[1937+; fr Yiddish, literally ''juicy'']


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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