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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zahf-tik, -tig]
    • /ˈzɑf tɪk, -tɪg/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [zahf-tik, -tig]
    • /ˈzɑf tɪk, -tɪg/

Definitions of zaftig word

  • adjective zaftig (of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure. 1
  • adjective zaftig full-bodied; well-proportioned. 1
  • noun zaftig (of a woman) having a full, rounded figure ; plump. 1
  • adjective zaftig (of a woman) plump and voluptuous 0
  • adjective zaftig having a full, shapely figure 0

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Origin of zaftig

First appearance:

before 1935
One of the 8% newest English words
1935-40; < Yiddish zaftik literally, juicy, succulent; compare Middle High German saftec, derivative of saf(t), Old High German saf (German Saft) sap1, juice

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zaftig popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 53% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for zaftig

adjective zaftig

  • bosomy — (of a woman) having large breasts
  • ample — If there is an ample amount of something, there is enough of it and usually some extra.
  • built — Built is the past tense and past participle of build.
  • busty — If you describe a woman as busty, you mean that she has large breasts.
  • chubby — A chubby person is rather fat.

Antonyms for zaftig

adjective zaftig

  • flat — horizontally level: a flat roof.
  • petite — (of a woman) short and having a small, trim figure; diminutive.
  • small — of limited size; of comparatively restricted dimensions; not big; little: a small box.
  • lean — to incline or bend from a vertical position: She leaned out the window.
  • skinny — very lean or thin; emaciated: a skinny little kitten.

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