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embonpoint


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Embonpoint  \Em`bon`point"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  en  bon  point  in  good 
  condition.  See  {Bon},  and  {Point}.] 
  Plumpness  of  person;  --  said  especially  of  persons  somewhat 
  corpulent. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  embonpoint 
  adj  :  euphemisms  for  slightly  fat;  "a  generation  ago...buxom 
  actresses  were  popular"-  Robt.A.Hamilton;  "chubby 
  babies";  "pleasingly  plump"  [syn:  {buxom},  {chubby},  {plump}, 
  {zaftig},  {zoftig}] 
  n  :  the  bodily  property  of  being  well  rounded  [syn:  {plumpness}] 




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