curvaceous

or cur·va·cious

[ kur-vey-shuh s ]
/ kɜrˈveɪ ʃəs /

adjective Informal.

(of a woman) having a well-shaped figure with voluptuous curves.

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Origin of curvaceous

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40; curve + -aceous

OTHER WORDS FROM curvaceous

cur·va·ceous·ly, cur·va·cious·ly, adverbcur·va·ceous·ness, cur·va·cious·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for curvaceous

curvaceous
/ (kɜːˈveɪʃəs) /

adjective

informal (esp of a woman) having shapely curves or a well-rounded body

Derived forms of curvaceous

curvaceously, adverb
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