volslank

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Etymology[edit]

From vol (full) +‎ slank (slender), calque of German vollschlank.

Adjective[edit]

volslank (comparative volslanker, superlative volslankst)

  1. slender and curvaceous
  2. (by extension, ironic, play on words) well-rounded, well-fed, as euphemism for chubby or fat
    Rubens' volslanke figuren etaleren de Vlaamse weelde in een vaak hongerig Europa
    Rubens's well-rounded figures display Flemish wealth in an often hungry Europe

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of volslank
uninflected volslank
inflected volslanke
comparative volslanker
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial volslank volslanker het volslankst
het volslankste
indefinite m./f. sing. volslanke volslankere volslankste
n. sing. volslank volslanker volslankste
plural volslanke volslankere volslankste
definite volslanke volslankere volslankste
partitive volslanks volslankers

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