from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Suggestive of a statue, as in proportion, grace, or dignity; stately.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Like a statue; having the formal dignity or beauty of a statue.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Partaking of, or exemplifying, the characteristics of a statue; having the symmetry, or other excellence, of a statue artistically made.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like a statue.
  • adjective of a woman Elegantly tall, graceful, and attractive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective suggestive of a statue
  • adjective of size and dignity suggestive of a statue


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From statue +‎ -esque.


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