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synonyms for embonpoint

  • burly
  • fleshy
  • obese
  • portly
  • baby elephant
  • beefy
  • blimp
  • bulky
  • fat
  • gross
  • having a bay window
  • having a spare tire
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • husky
  • large
  • lusty
  • overblown
  • overweight
  • plump
  • roly-poly
  • rotund
  • stout
  • tubby
  • weighty
  • well-padded
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antonyms for embonpoint

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  • skinny
  • thin
  • underweight
  • slender
  • slight
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How to use embonpoint in a sentence

He was a stout, healthy-looking person, inclining to embonpoint; bound to succeed, if only from sheer solidity of person.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
Why do opera singers show such a marked tendency to embonpoint?
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 147, AUGUST 12, 1914VARIOUS
Even Falstaff would be inclined to embonpoint if he were alive, in these days of Gallic supremacy.
THE KNICKERBOCKER, OR NEW-YORK MONTHLY MAGAZINE, MAY 1844VARIOUS
It took two down cushions to give Zebedee's embonpoint the proper "bowl full of jelly" contour.
BACK AT SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
She was fond of the good things in life, and was obliged to watch carefully a tendency to embonpoint.
THE ART OF STAGE DANCINGNED WAYBURN
The beautiful woman threw off her sabletrimmed wrap, displaying her queenly shoulders and heaving embonpoint.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Her large fan winnows wind towards her heated faceneck and embonpoint.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
In days gone by the chief women got more to eat than their inferiors, and embonpoint became a chiefly attribute.
SAVAGE ISLANDBASIL C. THOMSON
Like all men of sedentary habits, and statesmen, he had acquired a certainly reasonable embonpoint.
THE SECRETS OF THE PRINCESSE DE CADIGNANHONORE DE BALZAC
I'll get across the frontier soon enough alright,—and I hope in the meantime she'll put on a little embonpoint, too.
PANDORA'S BOXFRANK WEDEKIND
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBONPOINT

  • baby elephant
  • beefy
  • blimp
  • bulky
  • burly
  • embonpoint
  • fat
  • fleshy
  • gross
  • having a bay window
  • having a spare tire
  • heavy
  • hefty
  • husky
  • large
  • lusty
  • obese
  • overblown
  • overweight
  • plump
  • portly
  • roly-poly
  • rotund
  • stout
  • tubby
  • weighty
  • well-padded
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.