adjective see callipygian

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  • callipygous — adjective /kalɪˈpɪdʒəs,kalɪˈpʌɪɡəs,ˌkæl.ɪˈpɪ.dʒəs,kæləˈpaɪɡəs/ Having shapely, beautiful buttocks. One does not fall very desperately in love with a loud speaker, however pretty, however firmly plump (for Philips tastes were rather old fashioned) …   Wiktionary

  • callipygous — adj. having firm and beautifully shaped buttocks, having shapely buttocks; of or pertaining to firm and shapely buttocks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • callipygous — cal·li·py·gous …   English syllables

  • callipygous — Having a beautiful rear end …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • callipygous —   a. having well shaped buttocks …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • callipygous — adjective pertaining to or having finely developed buttocks the quest for the callipygian ideal • Syn: ↑callipygian • Similar to: ↑shapely …   Useful english dictionary

  • callipygian — also callipygous adjective Etymology: Greek kallipygos, from kalli + pygē buttocks Date: circa 1800 having shapely buttocks …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • callipygian — /kal euh pij ee euhn/, adj. having well shaped buttocks. Also, callipygous /kal euh puy geuhs/. [1640 50; < Gk kallipýg(os) with beautiful buttocks; referring to a statue of Aphrodite (kalli CALLI + pyg(é) rump + os adj. suffix) + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • bootylicious — adjective Callipygous or otherwise appealingly voluptuous. Is it OK for a chunky, 40 something white guy to feel bootylicious? Oh, how I hope it’s acceptable, because if feeling bootylicious is wrong, I don’t wanna be right …   Wiktionary

  • callipygian — adjective /ˌkæ.ləˈpɪ.dʒi.ən,ˌkælɪˈpɪdʒiən,ˌkæliˈpɪdʒjən,ˌkæləˈpɪdʒiən,ˌkæləˈpɪdʒjən/ Having beautifully shaped buttocks. Her gown (perhaps as a result of the scorching winds coming off the ambas) clung damply to her body, clearly revealing her… …   Wiktionary

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