What does the word statuesque mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Resembling a statue.

Usage examples for statuesque

  1. Its key was Fra Diavolo, with a pistol at Ney's head, and quite statuesque the romantic Mexican looked. – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  2. It is rich, ornate, composite, not statuesque, so much as picturesque. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  3. He wrenched his attention away from the spectacular fight- to which no one else, not even the near- victim, had paid the slightest attention- and now saw that he had his arm around the bare waist of a statuesque matron whose entire costume would have made perhaps half of a Tellurian sun- suit. – The Galaxy Primes by Edward Elmer Smith