statuesque

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adjective stat·u·esque \ˌsta-chə-ˈwesk\

Definition of statuesque

  1. :  resembling a statue especially in dignity, shapeliness, or stillness; especially :  having a tall and shapely form <a statuesque actress>

statuesquely

adverb

1834

First Known Use of statuesque

1834


STATUESQUE Defined for English Language Learners

statuesque

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adjective stat·u·esque \ˌsta-chə-ˈwesk\

Definition of statuesque for English Language Learners

  • : tall and beautiful


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