Definición de statuesque en Inglés

statuesque

Pronunciación /ˌstaCHəˈwesk/ /ˌstætʃəˈwɛsk/

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adjetivo

  • (especially of a woman) attractively tall and dignified.

    ‘her statuesque beauty’
    • ‘My grandmother, who had been widowed many years before, was a tall, statuesque woman with a kind and gentle face and manner.’
    • ‘She was a tall, statuesque woman with sleek black hair worn on top of her head, flashing black eyes, a smooth tan complexion and she wore a flashing red silk early 19th century gown.’
    • ‘Similar in height to his friend, the two paled in comparison to height of their third companion, a tall statuesque woman with whom black was a predominant color.’
    • ‘Despite advancing years and a little infirmity - the statuesque Lady Healey was on crutches recently after a knee operation - her ‘eternal summer’ has not faded.’
    • ‘But archaeologists who worked on the extraordinary excavation in East Yorkshire that revealed a rare Iron Age chariot buried with the skeleton of a statuesque woman, are urging caution.’
    • ‘If her rituals or gris-gris didn't work, Marie (who was a statuesque woman, to say the least) met them in the street and physically beat them.’
    • ‘I love clothes - and the fair trade ones often are very expensive, and not designed for, erm, statuesque women.’
    • ‘She's playing chic, statuesque Jacqueline, whose 25th anniversary as the doyenne of restaurateurs on the St Tropez waterfront is marked by the presentation of a bouquet: a case of Goodyear for the roses.’
    • ‘Decked out in psychedelic dusters or classic Carnaby Street fashions, she was statuesque and enigmatic, a combination of cool and casual that balanced out well with the mournful classics she crooned.’
    • ‘Of the dancers, statuesque Katherine Fricker seems to shine particularly, but there are other very talented dancers in the troupe of 60 that make up the show.’
    • ‘The guests needed little reminding as the statuesque bride proved utterly captivating.’
    • ‘He charged down the soft dry sand until he was right beside the statuesque girl and puffed out his chest comically.’
    • ‘And whilst she was statuesque, her body was fully in proportion, slim and shapely, moulded by a carefully understated outfit.’
    • ‘She confirms the theory that the shape of the loaf, suggesting a statuesque matron, gave the bread its name and that the fluted tube pan used resembles the skirt of a peasant woman.’
    • ‘Maria, a tall and statuesque young woman with enchanting eyes and incredible ebony legs, takes me to her hairdresser's house.’
    • ‘When the smoke cleared, Queen Rizor and Queen La Faye stood, tall, elegant, statuesque, where the fireworks had been.’
    • ‘Tall and statuesque with a thick mane of aspirin-white hair, she still radiates the famous beauty of earlier years.’
    • ‘He met his wife, Anne Hart, a tall, statuesque, brunette singer, at Winston's.’
    • ‘You see freckles and gaucherie; I see statuesque beauty, and the intense attraction of a fiery temperament.’
    • ‘A statuesque beauty beamed back from the pages.’
    tall and dignified, imposing, striking, stately, majestic, noble, magnificent, splendid, impressive, regal, well proportioned, handsome, beautiful
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Origen

Late 18th century from statue, on the pattern of picturesque.