Zaftig Definition

zäftĭk, -tĭg
Having a full, shapely figure.
Webster's New World
The definition of zaftig is a Yiddish word for a plump woman, or is slang to describe the state of being plump or buxom.
A woman who is a overweight is an example of someone who might be described as zaftig.

Origin of Zaftig

  • Yiddish zaftik juicy from Middle High German saftec from saft juice from Old High German saf

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

  • From Yiddish זאַפֿטיק (zaftik), cognate to German saftig (“juicy").

    From Wiktionary

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