Definition of Junoesque in English:


Line breaks: Juno|esque
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒuːnəʊˈɛsk


  • (Of a woman) imposingly tall and shapely: a handsome Junoesque woman
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    • She was rather Junoesque, with her soft brown curls, pulled back in a loose knot on the back of her head, and her pretty face; she was probably only a few years older than Mother, but seemed more aged, as if she had seen more in her life.
    • But unlike the latter's compliant filles, Golub's Junoesque women project a potency exceeding even that of the Spaniard's priapic Minotaur.
    • Of course, her Junoesque figure was exploited in the films and made much of in the media.


mid 19th century: from Juno + -esque.

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