pulchritudinous 1912, Amer.Eng., from PULCHRITUDE (Cf. pulchritude) (Cf. L. pulchritudino "beauty").

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  • pulchritudinous — beauteous, good looking, comely, bonny, pretty, handsome, fair, lovely, *beautiful …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • pulchritudinous — adjective /ˌpʌlkɹɪˈtjuːdɪnəs/ Having physical beauty. But Shedemei had long since grown out of her adolescent jealousy of pulchritudinous girls …   Wiktionary

  • pulchritudinous — adjective used of persons only; having great physical beauty pulchritudinous movie stars • Similar to: ↑beautiful • Derivationally related forms: ↑pulchritude …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulchritudinous — adjective see pulchritude …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pulchritudinous — /pul kri toohd n euhs, tyoohd /, adj. physically beautiful; comely. [1910 15, Amer.; < L pulchritudin (s. of pulchritudo) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pulchritudinous — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having qualities that delight the eye: attractive, beauteous, beautiful, comely, fair, good looking, gorgeous, handsome, lovely, pretty, ravishing, sightly, stunning. Scots: bonny. Idiom: easy on the eyes. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • pulchritudinous — pul·chri·tu·di·nous || ‚pÊŒlkrɪ tuːdnÉ™s / tjuːdɪnÉ™s adj. beautiful, physically attractive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pulchritudinous — adj beautiful, Literary. beauteous, comely, fair, fair of face, lovely, pretty, Scot. bonny, Fr. joli; personable, seemly, sightly, attractive, well favored, Sl. easy on the eyes, Sl. not hard to look at, Inf. eye filling, good looking; shapely,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • pulchritudinous — pul·chri·tu·di·nous …   English syllables

  • pulchritudinous — /pʌlkrəˈtjudənəs/ (say pulkruh tyoohduhnuhs), /pʊl / (say pool ) adjective beautiful …  

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