statuesque

Part of speech: adjective

Resembling a statue.

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Usage examples "statuesque":

  1. Its key was Fra Diavolo, with a pistol at Ney's head, and quite statuesque the romantic Mexican looked. - "The Missourian", Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle.
  2. It is rich, ornate, composite, not statuesque, so much as picturesque. - "Brief History of English and American Literature", 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", Edward Elmer Smith.