Definitions for voluptuousvəˈlʌp tʃu əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vo•lup•tu•ousvəˈlʌp tʃu əs(adj.)

  1. derived from gratification of the senses:

    voluptuous pleasure.

  2. sensuously pleasing or delightful.

  3. full and shapely:

    a voluptuous figure.

  4. characterized by or ministering to indulgence in luxury, pleasure, and sensuous enjoyment:

    a voluptuous life.

Origin of voluptuous:

1325–75; ME < L voluptuōsus, der. of volupt(ās) pleasure]+-ōsus -ous ; -u- prob. by assoc. with sumptuōsussumptuous

vo•lup′tu•ous•ness-ˈɒs ɪ ti(n.)

vo•lup`tu•os′i•ty-ˈɒs ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. juicy, luscious, red-hot, toothsome, voluptuous(adj)

    having strong sexual appeal

    "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"; "a toothsome blonde in a tight dress"

  2. bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie, sonsy, stacked, voluptuous, well-endowed(adj)

    (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

    "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"

  3. epicurean, luxurious, luxuriant, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous(adj)

    displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

    "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"


  1. voluptuous(Adjective)

    Suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation.

    The plentiful blankets and the voluptuous pillows of the bed called out to my tired body, tantalizing me with their luxury.

  2. voluptuous(Adjective)

    Curvaceous, sexy, full-figured.

    The plentiful blankets and the voluptuous pillows of the bed called out to my tired body, tantalizing me with their luxury.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voluptuous(adj)

    full of delight or pleasure, especially that of the senses; ministering to sensuous or sensual gratification; exciting sensual desires; luxurious; sensual

  2. Voluptuous(adj)

    given to the enjoyments of luxury and pleasure; indulging to excess in sensual gratifications


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