Marilyn Monroe and the triple loop roller coaster: What do they have in common? Some serious curves. But you could only call the lady buxom, or totally voluptuous.

If she's a brick! House!, then she's certainly buxom. It's a polite way of saying stacked, quite curvaceous, and especially well endowed in the bosom area. This body type used to be the ideal, long before waifish supermodels took over the catwalk. Yet busty women everywhere are certainly holding out hope that buxom makes a comeback.

Definitions of buxom

adj (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous

“"a generation ago... buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton”
zaftig, zoftig
having an (over)abundance of flesh

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

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

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