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full-figured Syllabification: full-fig·ured

Definition of full-figured in English:

adjective

(Of a woman) having a plump or curvaceous body: full-figured teens struggle to find stylish prom gowns she was just over five feet tall and full-figured
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  • I don't design for full-figured women; my designs urge women to lose weight.
  • In an era of waifs and buffed bodies, the full-figured beauties in Rubens's works have a graceful nobility.
  • ‘We welcome and cater for everyone from the young to the young at heart, the petite to the full-figured,’ Antonie said.

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