Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a statuesque manner; in the manner of a statue; as a statue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a statuesque manner; in a way suggestive of a statue; like a statue.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a statuesque way.

Etymologies

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statuesque +‎ -ly

Examples

  • She was statuesquely tall, but with a toss of the head and a flirt of the skirt she dropped on hands and knees, crawled under the fence, and came to her feet on the inside with poppies in both her hands.

    The Golden Poppy

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    Think Progress » “Frist told reporters

  • Two-thirds of the way through this movie, we finally work our way around to meeting the statuesquely creepy Zombie Consorts Three -- oops, I mean the actual Triplets of Belleville.

    The Triplets of Belleville

  • The woman in a black dress, with a red shawl over her shoulders, stood statuesquely immovable, confronting the middle-class man who, while people went and came about them, poured out his mind to her, with many frenzied gestures, but mostly using one hand for emphasis.

    Familiar Spanish Travels

  • The statuesquely beautiful Goddess with her severely swept-back blonde hair and her deep gray eyes was the embodiment of the wisdom and strength for which her worshippers especially prayed.

    Pagan Passions

  • Motionless and statuesquely she stood, allowing the maniac to gaze his fill at her.

    Monte-Cristo's Daughter

  • Kemp stood statuesquely at attention until the car whirled on.

    The Trumpeter Swan

  • His form, though slight, -- exactly the Napoleonic size, -- was very compact and commanding; the head statuesquely poised, and crowned with a luxuriance of curling black hair; a hazel eye, bright, though serene, the eye of a gentleman as well as a soldier; a nose such as you see on Roman medals; a light moustache just shading the lips, that were continually curving into the sunniest smiles.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 08, No. 45, July, 1861

  • A half-dozen watchers, leaning statuesquely on the shafts of their peavies, watched the ordered ranks pass by.

    Americans All Stories of American Life of To-Day

  • Hilda was a dark figure of tragedy, as she sat there statuesquely in her blue cloak.

    The Tin Soldier

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