- The definition of Rubenesque is a woman who is full-figured, curvy and shapely.
A plus-sized model with beautiful curves is an example of someone who would be described as Rubenesque.
Rubenesque definition by Webster's New World
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- of, characteristic of, or like the art of Rubens; colorful, sensual, opulent, etc.
- full and shapely; voluptuous: said of a woman's figure
Rubenesque definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Of, relating to, or in the style of painting of Peter Paul Rubens.
- Plump or fleshy and voluptuous. Used of a woman.
Origin: Sense 2, from the frequent depiction of such women by Rubens.