Voluptuous Definition

Full of, producing, or characterized by sensual delights and pleasures; sensual.
Webster's New World
Fond of or directed toward luxury, elegance, and the pleasures of the senses.
Webster's New World
Arising from sensual gratification.
Webster's New World
Suggesting or expressing sensual pleasure or gratification.
Webster's New World
Sexually attractive because of a full, shapely figure.
Webster's New World

Origin of Voluptuous

  • Middle English from Old French voluptueux from Latin voluptuōsus full of pleasure from voluptās pleasure wel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin voluptuosus (“delightful"), from voluptās (“pleasure, delight"), from volup (“with pleasure").

    From Wiktionary

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