Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Citations for pulchritudinous
Jazz buffs with glorious vocabularies wrote long and often boring tributes to the pulchritudinous Lady Day, her phrasing and incredibly intricate harmonics.
The years have not appreciably dimmed his pulchritudinous luster.
Origin of pulchritudinous
Pulchritudinous is built on the Latin word for "beautiful," pulcher. The noun pulchritude entered English in the mid-1400s; pulchritudinous did not gain traction in the US until the late 1800s.