Complete Definition of "steatopygous"

English

Etymology
NL. < Gk. στεατο- (denoting fatty tissue < στεαρ ‘fat, tallow, suet’) + πυγη ‘rump’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/stɪə'tɒpɪgəs/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Pertaining to steatopygia; having fat or prominent buttocks.

#:*1963: Perhaps, he now felt, if this body he held could become – just for twenty or thirty seconds – one of those harem dreams of his, pampered, pouting, perfumed, steatopygous, he could, he was sure, achieve what it was a plain duty, apart from all questions of gratification, to achieve. — Anthony Burgess, Inside Mr. Enderby

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