: having a rounded body shape : not thin
a full-figured woman

Examples of full-figured in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web During a time when rail-thin supermodels were the norm, Smith was a curvy throwback to the heyday of full-figured beauties like Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, and Anita Ekberg. Craig D Lindsey, Chron, 17 May 2023 Hungry weanlings trailing after their full-figured mothers. Joe Drape, New York Times, 4 May 2023 First, it’s decidedly shaped like its name, a shell — full-figured, yet hollow. Christian Reynoso, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Feb. 2023 Shrill follows the story of a full-figured woman, Annie, who seeks out ways to change her life without changing her body. Toby Grey, BGR, 16 Sep. 2022 The program—a competition to find full-figured backup dancers for her Bonnaroo performance—is up for best competition program. Elizabeth Logan, Glamour, 12 Sep. 2022 The front seats are especially comfortable and are supportive without being too snug on the tush for full-figured motorists. Jim Gorzelany, Forbes, 13 Apr. 2022 Even in the world of the undead, however, Reginald is an outsider, being the only full-figured blood sucker in a world of beautiful, fit and incredibly vain vamps. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Apr. 2022 Lia’s built less like Jane Russell, that full-figured girl from the old Playtex ads, and more like Johnny Weissmuller. Brian T. Allen, National Review, 17 Mar. 2022

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“Full-figured.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/full-figured. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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