This page is about the euphemism full-figured


(esp. of a woman) fat, overweight or obese

For example

  • I'm not fat! I'm naturally full-figured, and my husband likes me just the way I am.

  • You're not "full-figured"! You're just plain fat because you eat so much!

Similar euphemisms include heavy, large, cuddly, big-boned, plus-sized and thick.

Quick Quiz

If you've been called "full-figured", you might have

a. a money problem

b. a weight problem

c. a drinking problem

Contributor: Matt Errey