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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kur-vey-shuh s]
    • /kɜrˈveɪ ʃəs/
    • /kɜːˈveɪ.ʃəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kur-vey-shuh s]
    • /kɜrˈveɪ ʃəs/

Definitions of curvaceous word

  • adjective curvaceous If someone describes a woman as curvaceous, they think she is attractive because of the curves of her body. 3
  • adjective curvaceous (esp of a woman) having shapely curves or a well-rounded body 3
  • adjective curvaceous having a full, shapely figure 3
  • adjective curvaceous (of a woman) having a well-shaped figure with voluptuous curves. 1
  • noun curvaceous (especially of a woman or a woman's figure ) having an attractively curved shape. 1
  • adjective curvaceous woman: with a full and shapely figure 1

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Origin of curvaceous

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1935-40; curve + -aceous

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Parts of speech for Curvaceous


curvaceous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for curvaceous

adj curvaceous

  • rounded — having a flat, circular surface, as a disk.
  • shapely — having a pleasing shape, especially with reference to a woman's figure.
  • buxom — If you describe a woman as buxom, you mean that she looks healthy and attractive and has a rounded body and big breasts.
  • statuesque — like or suggesting a statue, as in massive or majestic dignity, grace, or beauty.
  • well-rounded — having desirably varied abilities or attainments.

adjective curvaceous

  • curved — A curved object has the shape of a curve or has a smoothly bending surface.
  • voluptuous — full of, characterized by, or ministering to indulgence in luxury, pleasure, and sensuous enjoyment: a voluptuous life.
  • full-figured — (of a woman) having an amply proportioned or heavy body.

Antonyms for curvaceous

adj curvaceous

  • flat — horizontally level: a flat roof.

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