Definition of well upholstered in English:

well upholstered

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adjective

  • 1(Of a chair or sofa) having plenty of padding: when such dinners can last for hours, a well-upholstered seat is essential
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    • Alexander waited until Maria had settled onto the sofa, before himself sitting down in a well-upholstered armchair.
    • There is that same absolutely beautiful girl sitting in a well upholstered chair next to a bassinet.
    • But for this sort of philosophising we need a special place to sit - and I don't mean a well-upholstered armchair by the fire.
  • 1.1 humorous (Of a person) fat: for a well-upholstered man, he’s graceful
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    • A definite man's man, he just can't help commenting on well-upholstered women.
    • There's a wedding party in progress at the top table - an assortment of older relatives, skylarking kids and well-upholstered bridesmaids.
    • The boys frantically raced about pleading with newspapers not to buy the piece because their mother didn't know about their well-upholstered friend the stewardess.

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