adjective (of a woman) tall and shapely.
C19: from Juno, Roman goddess and wife of Jupiter, + -esque.

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  • Junoesque — prop. a. suggestive of a statue. Syn: statuesque. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Junoesque — (adj.) in reference to stately, mature beauty, 1861, from JUNO (Cf. Juno) + ESQUE (Cf. esque). Qualities associated with the Roman goddess, who also was notable for her fits of rage …   Etymology dictionary

  • Junoesque — [jo͞o΄nō esk′] adj. stately and regal like Juno: usually used of a large proportioned woman …   English World dictionary

  • junoesque — /dʒunoʊˈɛsk/ (say joohnoh esk) adjective (of a woman) stately. Also, Junoesque. {Juno1 + esque} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Junoesque — adjective Date: 1888 marked by stately beauty …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Junoesque — /jooh noh esk /, adj. (of a woman) stately; regal. [1885 90; JUNO + ESQUE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Junoesque — adjective Beautiful and imposing, like the goddess Juno …   Wiktionary

  • Junoesque — Synonyms and related words: agreeable, amply endowed, becoming, bonny, braw, built, built for comfort, buxom, callipygian, callipygous, comely, curvaceous, curvilinear, curvy, fair, goddess like, good looking, goodly, likely, lovely to behold,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Junoesque — Ju·no·esque || ‚dÊ’uːnəʊ esk adj. tall and shapely (of woman); statuesque, resembling a statue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • junoesque — ju·no·esque …   English syllables

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