Voluptuous describes a woman that's large — but in all the right places. Voluptuous is a curvy compliment.

A skinny woman is the opposite of voluptuous. Being voluptuous means being a little fleshy and curvy, especially in the chest area. But voluptuous doesn't only apply to body types. A house that's luxurious, lavishly decorated, and full of delicious food is voluptuous. Any use of voluptuous means there's a lot going on. For some reason, most fashion models are not voluptuous at all — they're thin as a rail.

Definitions of voluptuous

adj displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

“Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence”
epicurean, luxuriant, luxurious, sybaritic, voluptuary
characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

adj having strong sexual appeal

“a voluptuous woman”
juicy, luscious, red-hot, toothsome
marked by or tending to arouse sexual desire or interest

adj (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, full-bosomed, sonsie, sonsy, stacked, well-endowed
having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape