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  1. (well upholstered when postpositive) informal (of a person) fat
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Examples from the Web for well-upholstered

Historical Examples

  • His back and flanks were like the surface of a well-upholstered sofa.

    Horses Nine

    Sewell Ford

  • Boquet is heard at times in well-upholstered drawing-rooms, and may even be seen in print.

    Essays sthetical

    George Calvert

  • In front of this is the traditional couch, armless but well-upholstered and comfortable.