The adjective voluptuous is used to describe someone who is attractive and curvy. Marilyn Monroe was known for her voluptuous figure.

Being voluptuous means being full-figured and curvy, but this word doesn't only apply to body types. A house that's luxurious, lavishly decorated, and full of delicious food could also be called voluptuous. This word derives from a Latin root meaning "delightful or pleasurable."

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

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