Origin of zaftigeastern; English Yiddish zaftik, literally , juicy, succulent from zaft, juice from Middle High German saft, earlier saf, juice, sap + -ig, -y
This woman might be called a zaftig.
A woman who is a overweight is an example of someone who might be described as zaftig.
Origin of zaftigYiddish zaftik juicy from Middle High German saftec from saft juice from Old High German saf
(comparative more zaftig, superlative most zaftig)
From Yiddish ×–×Ö·×¤Ö¿×˜×™×§ (zaftik), cognate to German saftig (“juicy").