cur·​va·​ceous | \ ˌkər-ˈvā-shəs How to pronounce curvaceous (audio) \
variants: or less commonly curvacious

Definition of curvaceous

: having or suggesting the curves of a well-proportioned feminine figure a curvaceous actress broadly : having a smoothly curving shape a curvaceous coastline

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curvaceousness noun

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Examples of curvaceous in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In this serene and sophisticated bedroom, a delicate and curvaceous latticelike wallpaper with a dark gray background brings depth to an airy neutral room. Caitlin Sole, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 Aug. 2022 The body was a curvaceous-if-sober masterpiece by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan, who sadly went into receivership even before the final 400 GT 2+2 was built. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 6 June 2022 The result is this soothing living area, which features a horizonlike custom wallpaper, a curvaceous custom sofa in a velvety Élitis fabric, and a Crate & Barrel three-legged cocktail table. Rima Suqi, ELLE Decor, 12 July 2022 Her curvaceous frame not only turns heads but stops thumbs from scrolling. Aley Arion, Essence, 10 June 2022 Rooms come with groovy curvaceous settees that lend a lounge-feel to the seating area, and bathrooms are open concept which leaves the impression of more space overall. Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 Soaring cathedral ceilings make the villas feel vast but touches like beautiful dark wood sliding doors and dividers carved with palm patterns, pale blue and pink throw pillows and rugs, curvaceous bedside lamps and rose-gold accents add warmth. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 20 June 2022 The curvaceous glass roof shows off the orchids in their best light, and the setting is both intimate and informal. Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2021 Though fashion has only recently begun to embrace curvaceous figures, and diversity and inclusion in its many forms, those things have always been important to Smith. Leah Faye Cooper, The Hollywood Reporter, 11 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of curvaceous

circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of curvaceous was circa 1935

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“Curvaceous.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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