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  • adj. Having curves
  • adj. buxom or curvaceous

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having curves
  • adj. (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves


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  • I don't understand why the word curvy has caused so much controversy, and i dnt understand why there is so much prejudice against big people. i know many women who could be described as curvy and they look damn good!

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  • Its hard for healthy normal woman to call themselves curvy because when a person thinks of the word curvy they see an obese women.

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  • Famously curvy translates to zaftig in pop-culture speak.

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  • The model, who describing as curvy would do justice to neither her nor the word "curvy", has said that if her native land, Paraguay, wins the World Cup ...

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  • I like them a bit more 'curvy' - so Indy is a better pass for me -

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  • i don't think that the word curvy is being used as a euphenism for fat, so you can eradicate that thought from your narrow minds right now, and even if it was, so what?

    Feeling curvy? Or just fat?

  • The doll’s packaging skirted the word altogether, relying instead on the euphemistic and discreet term curvy.

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  • When a woman is described as curvy, Ms R automatically thinks of someone with a bust and hips, as opposed to say the boyish athletic type or the skinny, bony type.

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  • That's interesting, but the idea of curvy machines, especially space ships is ok by me.

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  • Franca Sozzani, the outspoken editor in chief of Italian Vogue for 23 years, has been in the news a lot lately after publishing issues with provocative themes, like one with only black models in 2008, or the so-called curvy issue this summer.

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