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callipygian (ˌkælɪˈpɪdʒɪən Pronunciation for callipygian or callipygous (ˌkælɪˈpaɪɡəs Pronunciation for callipygous



  1. having beautifully shaped buttocks

Word Origin

C19: from Greek kallipugos, epithet of a statue of Aphrodite, from calli- + pugē buttocks

Example Sentences Including 'callipygian'

As I look at the callipygian young audience around me, I realise that these songs work however old you are.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)


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