embonpoint

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɑ̃bɔ̃pwɛ̃/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(Fr. änn pwan)



WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
em•bon•point  (Fr. änn pwan),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. excessive plumpness;
    stoutness.
  • French, literally, in good condition
  • 1655–65

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
embonpoint French: /ɑ̃bɔ̃pwɛ̃/ n
  1. plumpness or stoutness
adj
  1. plump; stout
Etymology: 18th Century: from phrase en bon point in good condition
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