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Friday, December 25, 2009

Definitions for embonpoint

  1. Plumpness of person; stoutness.

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Citations for embonpoint
With his embonpoint, Mr Soames appears to be wearing a quadruple-breasted suit. Simon Hoggart, The Guardian
His embonpoint expands by the day and his eyes are buried in the fat of his cheeks. , quoted in Goethe: The Poet and the Age: Revolution and Renunciation by Nicholas Boyle
Origin of embonpoint
Embonpoint is from French, literally "in good condition" (en, "in" + bon, "good" + point, "situation, condition").