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(especially of a woman or a woman's figure) having an attractively curved shape.‘a curvaceous young woman’‘Stephanie's body became curvaceous and beautifully toned’
shapely, voluptuous, sexy, full-figured, rounded, buxom, full-bosomed, bosomy, junoesque, rubensesque, opulentView synonyms
- ‘She had a curvaceous figure to her and had a walk that was too confident and stuck up; yet it attracted men and women alike to her.’
- ‘If you go to Latin or South America girls are curvaceous and vivacious rather than boney and manic listening to Radiohaead.’
- ‘Zoe's a virtual dead ringer for the late adult video starlet Savannah, with the same curvaceous figure and bleach blonde hair.’
- ‘A few minutes later, I saw a striking, curvaceous woman with short, spiky hair being shown to her table.’
- ‘She gritted her teeth fighting away those warm emotions, the relentlessly amorous thoughts of her curvaceous goddess.’
- ‘Although Dana had darker features, Kayla had her face, smile and petite, but curvaceous figure.’
- ‘It has superbly figured timber, majestic curvaceous profile and spectacular mounts that echo in gilt-bronze the carved detail on the jewel cabinet.’
- ‘Tobias's eyes followed the curvaceous waitress with black hair and dark skin before returning to Mia, who was looking at the menu.’
- ‘Mexico exports Damiana Liquor, which is quite scrumptious and packaged in a bottle shaped like a curvaceous Goddess.’
- ‘Roy gazed at Sarah's curvaceous figure as she went back to May's room.’
- ‘Her deep brown hair and eyes highlight her faintly tanned complexion, and her curvaceous figure is poured into a dark bronze velvet gown.’
- ‘In Sunset Nude with Matisse, the figure lounges at curvaceous length, her back to the sea and the sunset.’
- ‘Logan knew her as one of Ryan's numerous ex-girlfriends, a curvaceous girl he'd brought home often.’
- ‘In the far corner of the room, seated at the bar, was her wizard, speaking with a young curvaceous woman with long violet hair.’
- ‘He was tall, blond, handsome and muscular and his wife was curvaceous and very sexy.’
- ‘No longer is it acceptable to be a busty, curvaceous young strap of a girl.’
- ‘I turn back to Nicky, whose eyes have not left Lena's raven curls and curvaceous figure.’
- ‘Her curvaceous figure was silhouetted in the light and Argo watched as she drew nearer toward him.’
- ‘Grinding his teeth, Mike leaves the room, almost bumping into the curvaceous woman standing just outside the door.’
- ‘A bridge has to link two things together often with a curvaceous and very attractive shape.’
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