statuesque

adjective
stat·​u·​esque | \ ˌsta-chə-ˈwesk How to pronounce statuesque (audio) \

Definition of statuesque

: resembling a statue especially in dignity, shapeliness, or stillness especially : having a tall and shapely form a statuesque actress

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Other Words from statuesque

statuesquely adverb

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Agent 007 ties a mad tycoon and his statuesque aide to a plot to flood Silicon Valley. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week Sept. 15, 2019: ‘Alien,’ ‘Aliens’ and more," 13 Sep. 2019 The first female royal correspondent was a statuesque reporter named Audrey Whiting, who worked for the Daily Mirror in the 1950s. K.j. Yossman, Marie Claire, "Inside the Cutthroat World of Royal Gossips," 5 Sep. 2019 Agent 007 ties a mad tycoon and his statuesque aide to a plot to flood Silicon Valley. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week Sept. 15, 2019: ‘Alien,’ ‘Aliens’ and more," 13 Sep. 2019 This question has traditionally been answered by the unambiguous welcoming voice of the statuesque green lady standing in New York’s Harbor since 1883. Steve West, sun-sentinel.com, "The green lady weeps | Opinion," 12 Sep. 2019 Arrange feathery grasses and dune flowers in statuesque ceramic vases, and add a sculptural bronze candle holder. Jessica Dailey, ELLE Decor, "How to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Coastal Italian Retreat," 10 Sep. 2019 Agent 007 ties a mad tycoon and his statuesque aide to a plot to flood Silicon Valley. Los Angeles Times, "Here are the feature and TV films airing the week of Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019," 11 Aug. 2019 It was doubled moments later, the latter arching his back to redirect the ball past a statuesque Edwin van der Sar. SI.com, "Lionel Messi: His 32 Greatest Moments on His 32nd Birthday," 24 June 2019 Perissa beach is only seven miles from the port, planted at the base of the statuesque Mesa Vouno Mountain. Adrienne Jordan, National Geographic, "Here are 9 volcanic vineyards for wine tasting with a view," 7 May 2019

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First Known Use of statuesque

1799, in the meaning defined above

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statuesque

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of statuesque

: tall and beautiful

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