Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Affected with or characterized by steatopyga; having enormously fat buttocks.

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

  • adjective Having fat buttocks.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to steatopygia; having fat or prominent buttocks.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from combining form of Ancient Greek στέαρ ("fat, tallow, suet") + πυγή ("rump").

Examples

  • Hamish had an affair with Francesca, a very beautiful woman with an even more beautiful, if steatopygous anus, who made a habit of going out with older men.

    Heartbreak by Craig Raine

  • In Somali land where the people are sub — steatopygous, a rich young man, who can afford such luxury, will have the girls drawn up in line and choose her to wife who projects furthest behind

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • That great picture of a steatopygous Andaman mom and how she carries her toddler around is now on-line here.

    The Andamanese and Human Biodiversity Conservation

  • That great picture of a steatopygous Andaman mom and how she carries her toddler around is now on-line here.

    Archive 2004-12-26

  • They were average specimens of the steatopygous Abyssinian breed, broad-shouldered, thin-flanked, fine-limbed, and with haunches of a prodigious size.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • One particular fascination to Europeans who flocked to watch her shows was her large, steatopygous buttocks.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • On arriving in Britain she found herself to be a virtual slave to Dunlop, who exhibited her to curious Europeans who were eager to view Baartman's steatopygous buttocks and genitalia.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One particular fascination to Europeans who flocked to watch her shows was her large, steatopygous buttocks.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Such women as Kenmuir saw were similarly clad and even more steatopygous.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

  • Such women as Kenmuir saw were similarly clad and even more steatopygous.

    The Stars Are Also Fire

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  • This beauty, as she grew older, reflected the steatopygous ideal as if in the convex surface of a spoon.

    - John Collier, His Monkey Wife

    March 9, 2008

  • steatopygous – having extremely fat buttocks

    July 27, 2008