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zaftig

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adjective zaf·tig \ˈzäf-tig, ˈzȯf-\

Simple Definition of zaftig

  • of a woman : slightly fat in an attractive way : having a full, rounded figure

Full Definition of zaftig

of a woman

  1. :  having a full rounded figure :  pleasingly plump

Examples of zaftig

  1. The actress playing the lead role was a zaftig blonde.



Variants of zaftig

also zof·tig \ˈzȯf-\

Origin of zaftig

Yiddish zaftik juicy, succulent, from zaft juice, sap, from Middle High German saf, saft, from Old High German saf — more at sap


First Known Use: circa 1936


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