Definitions for voluptuousvəˈlʌp tʃu əs

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

  3. Origin: [F. voluptueux, L. voluptuosus, fr. voluptas pleasure, volup agreeably, delightfully; probably akin to Gr. to hope, hope, and to L. velle to wish. See Voluntary.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Voluptuous

    vō-lup′tū-us, adj. full of pleasure: given to excess of pleasure, esp. sensual: contributing to sensual pleasure.—adv. Volup′tuously.—n. Volup′tuousness. [L. voluptuosusvoluptas, pleasure.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluptuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of voluptuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kurt Vonnegut:

    It was a thunderingly beautiful experience -- voluptuous, sexual, dangerous, and expensive as hell.

  2. Perry Brass:

    Learn to detest things that do not allow you to be yourself, and embrace things that make that self larger, more thrilling, and voluptuous.

  3. Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire:

    The wicked can have only accomplices, the voluptuous have companions in debauchery, self-seekers have associates, the politic assemble the factions, the typical idler has connections, princes have courtiers. Only the virtuous have friends.

  4. Thomas Paine, "The Age of Reason":

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the bible is filled, it would seem more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the Word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind.

  5. Thomas Paine:

    Whenever we read the obscene stories, voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortous executions, the unrelenting vindictivenes, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistant that we called it the word of a Demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind, and, for my part, I sincerly detest it as I detest everything that is cruel.

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