statuesque

adjective stat·u·esque \ ˌsta-chə-ˈwesk \
|Updated on: 6 Jul 2018

Definition of statuesque

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

statuesquely

adverb

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First Known Use of statuesque

1799

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  • : tall and beautiful



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