Rubenesque

adjective
Ru·​ben·​esque | \ ˌrü-bə-ˈnesk How to pronounce Rubenesque (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Rubenesque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rubenesque. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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