- like or suggesting a statue, as in massive or majestic dignity, grace, or beauty.
Origin of statuesque
Examples from the Web for statuesque
The effort is led by Daphrose Mukarutamu, a statuesque figure in a red embroidered dress and short, sweeping hairdo.After the Genocide, Rwanda’s Widows Aging Alone
August 31, 2014
Yeager, herself a statuesque blond model and 30-time beauty pageant winner, was just as comfortable in front of the camera.The Queen of the Playboy Centerfolds
May 31, 2014
Máxima, 41, is a tall, statuesque blonde, with charming good looks.Queen Máxima of the Netherlands Is a New Style Icon
May 3, 2013
Katherine Webb, the statuesque, tanned girlfriend of Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron, was all anyone was talking about.Katherine Webb, Model Girlfriend of Alabama QB A.J. McCarron, Steals Show
January 9, 2013
Soon, a silver, statuesque Kate Moss appeared via hologram, swimming in fabric and floating before an amazed audience.Alexander McQueen's 10 Best Shows
The Daily Beast Video
February 11, 2010
He stopped short in his tracks and stood immovable, statuesque, listening.The Sign of the Spider
A man does not wish to marry a statue, let the statue be ever so statuesque.Framley Parsonage</p>
Opaque and statuesque stood the figure of the baronet behind them.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete
But the Colonel remained motionless and statuesque, with folded arms.Openings in the Old Trail
A girl who tries to be statuesque at sea—that will act on one's nerves!'
- like a statue, esp in possessing great formal beauty or dignity
Word Origin and History for statuesque
early 1820s, from statue, patterned on picturesque.