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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The third movement brings Ms. Yanowsky together with the statuesque Reece Clarke (the Royal Ballet’s answer to Roberto Bolle) for a disappointingly predictable romantic pas de deux that gives way to a high-energy, confrontational ensemble finale.
One woman, curvy and statuesque in her nude shot, looks dumpy in an oversized T-shirt tucked into baggy cargo pants.
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Definition of statuesque for English Language Learners
: tall and beautiful
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