Definitions for: Voluptuous


[adj] furnishing gratification of the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"
[adj] having strong sexual appeal; "juicy barmaids"; "a red-hot mama"; "a voluptuous woman"
[adj] (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"



Webster (1913) Definition: Vo*lup"tu*ous, a. [F. voluptueux, L. voluptuosus,
fr. voluptas pleasure, volup agreeably, delightfully;
probably akin to Gr. ? to hope, ? hope, and to L. velle to
wish. See Voluntary.]
1. Full of delight or pleasure, especially that of the
senses; ministering to sensuous or sensual gratification;
exciting sensual desires; luxurious; sensual.

Music arose with its voluptuous swell. --Byron.

Sink back into your voluptuous repose. --De Quincey.

2. Given to the enjoyments of luxury and pleasure; indulging
to excess in sensual gratifications. ``The jolly and
voluptuous livers.'' --Atterbury.

Softened with pleasure and voluptuous life.
--Milton.
-- Vo*lup"tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Vo*lup"tu*ous*ness, n.

Synonyms: bosomy, busty, buxom, curvaceous, curvy, epicurean, full-bosomed, indulgent, juicy, luscious, luxurious, red-hot, sexy, shapely, sonsie, sonsy, sybaritic, voluptuary, well-endowed

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