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Definition of "voluptuous" []

  • Giving, characterized by, or suggesting ample, unrestrained pleasure to the senses: voluptuous sculptural forms; a voluptuous ripe fruit; a full, voluptuous figure. (adjective)
  • Devoted to or indulging in sensual pleasures. (adjective)
  • Directed toward or anticipating sensual pleasure: voluptuous thoughts. (adjective)
  • Arising from or contributing to the satisfaction of sensuous or sensual desires. See Synonyms at sensuous. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "voluptuous" in a sentence
  • "Or perhaps the weather decides to cloud over for several days straight and without so much sun the zucchinis and tomatoes, for the briefest moment, have decided to stop falling of the vine in voluptuous ripeness."
  • "Officer Robeson inquired, not sure if the woman was referring to the voluptuous breasts bulging from a shirt that strained to hold them in place, or the two young girls in the car, who were now silent and pretending not to be paying attention to their mother."
  • "Moreover, there are millions of people who think voluptuous is breathtaking and beautiful."