Statuesquely
Statuesquely Stat`u*esque"ly, adv. In a statuesque manner; in a way suggestive of a statue; like a statue. [1913 Webster]

A character statuesquely simple in its details. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • statuesquely — statuesque ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (especially of a woman) attractively tall, graceful, and dignified. DERIVATIVES statuesquely adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • statuesquely — adverb see statuesque …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • statuesquely — See statuesque. * * * …   Universalium

  • statuesquely — adverb In a statuesque way …   Wiktionary

  • statuesquely — stat·u·esque·ly …   English syllables

  • statuesquely — adverb see statuesque * * * statuesqueˈly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑statue …   Useful english dictionary

  • statuesque — statuesquely, adv. statuesqueness, n. /stach ooh esk /, adj. like or suggesting a statue, as in massive or majestic dignity, grace, or beauty. [1825 35; STATUE + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • statuesque — adjective Date: 1834 resembling a statue especially in dignity, shapeliness, or stillness; especially having a tall and shapely form < a statuesque actress > • statuesquely adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • statuesque — [ˌstatjʊ ɛsk, tʃʊ ] adjective 1》 (of a woman) attractively tall, graceful, and dignified. 2》 reminiscent of a statue in size, posture, or stillness. Derivatives statuesquely adverb statuesqueness noun Origin C18: from statue, on the …   English new terms dictionary

  • statuesque — /stætʃuˈɛsk / (say stachooh esk) adjective like or suggesting a statue, as in formal dignity, grace, immobility, proportions, or beauty. –statuesquely, adverb –statuesqueness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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