What does voluptuous mean?

Definitions for voluptuousvəˈlʌp tʃu əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word voluptuous.

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

  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.]


  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

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