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zaftig (adj.)

"alluringly plump, curvaceous, buxom," 1937, from Yiddish zaftik, literally "juicy," from zaft "juice," from Middle High German saft "juice" (see sap (n.1)).

updated on December 30, 2012

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Definitions of zaftig from WordNet

zaftig (adj.)
(of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton;
Synonyms: buxom / zoftig
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