[ puhl-kri-tood-n-uh s, -tyood- ]
/ ˌpʌl krɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud- /


physically beautiful; comely.

Words nearby pulchritudinous

Origin of pulchritudinous

1910–15, Americanism; < Latin pulchritūdin- (stem of pulchritūdō) + -ous
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Examples from the Web for pulchritudinous

  • There are places where no girl can get work unless she's pulchritudinous.

  • From the beginning he and his friends have capitalized his poverty of pulchritude and his pulchritudinous poverty.

    Idling in Italy|Joseph Collins