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Example sentences from the Web for embonpoint
Long taunted for his embonpoint, polite French for tubbiness, the affable pol used to garner dessert-inspired nicknames.French President Francois Hollande’s Inability to Tie a Necktie Earns France’s Scorn|Tracy McNicoll|November 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He was a stout, healthy-looking person, inclining to embonpoint; bound to succeed, if only from sheer solidity of person.The Daughters of Danaus|Mona Caird
Why do opera singers show such a marked tendency to embonpoint?
Even Falstaff would be inclined to embonpoint if he were alive, in these days of Gallic supremacy.