Definitions for pulchritudinous

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pul•chri•tudeˈpʌl krɪˌtud, -ˌtyud(n.)

  1. physical beauty; comeliness.

Origin of pulchritude:

1350–1400; ME < L pulchritūdō beauty =pulchri- (comb. form of pulcher beautiful) +-tūdō -tude


Princeton's WordNet

  1. pulchritudinous(adj)

    used of persons only; having great physical beauty

    "pulchritudinous movie stars"


  1. pulchritudinous(Adjective)

    Having physical beauty.

  2. Origin: Latin pulchritudo (stem pulchritudin-) “pulchritude” + -ous.


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