1. Relating to, providing, or arising from sensual pleasure: "a rich, voluptuous cascade of notes from a Spanish guitar" (Tony Perrottet). See Synonyms at sensuous.
2. Having a curvaceous figure. Used of a woman or a woman's body.
3. Devoted to or indulging in sensual pleasures: "the most beautiful woman of that voluptuous Court" (Winston S. Churchill).
[Middle English, from Old French voluptueux, from Latin voluptuōsus, full of pleasure, from voluptās, pleasure; see wel-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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