Definition of embonpoint in English:

embonpoint

Syllabification: em·bon·point
Pronunciation: /ˌäNbôNˈpwaN
 
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noun

  • The plump or fleshy part of a person’s body, in particular a woman’s bosom.
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    • One reason she gave was that other women plainly resented her glorious embonpoint.
    • For example, when she wasn't working car shows, Kelley worked bars in Richmond Hill, her embonpoint en regalia in a low-cut dress with a beer logo plastered on it.
    • One theory is that the cold and wet in the opening week did not permit him to lose weight, as the heat he prefers might have: an extra kilo of embonpoint does not help on mountains.

Origin

late 17th century: from French en bon point 'in good condition'.

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