Rubenesque

adjective Ru·ben·esque \ ˌrü-bə-ˈnesk \

Definition of Rubenesque

:of, relating to, or suggestive of the painter Rubens or his works; especially :plump or rounded usually in a pleasing or attractive way
  • a Rubenesque figure

First Known Use of rubenesque

1815

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