volumptuous vs voluptuous : Common Errors in English

About volumptuous vs voluptuous

Given the current mania for slim, taut bodies, it is understandable—if amusing—that some folks should confuse voluptuousness with lumpiness. In fact, “voluptuous” is derived from Latin voluptas, which refers to sensual pleasure and not to shape at all. A voluptuous body is a luxurious body.

voluptuous Meaning(s)

  • (s) (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
  • (s) having strong sexual appeal
  • (s) displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

voluptuous in News

  • Chloe Hayward does sexy glamour, the Von Unwerth way

    Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Fashion photo shoots / Fashion pictures Ellen Von Unwerth shoots characters, not models – fantasy women who are always more voluptuous, more vibrant, more wild; larger than life and far, far sexier. The Von Unwerth woman is the one cooking a pot of spaghetti with ’50s glamour waves over one eye, a cigarette in one hand, and an outfit consisting of a sparkling ...
    on June 7, 2013 Source: StyleBistro

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