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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
adjective: Full-figured; pleasingly plump; buxom.
From Yiddish zaftik (juicy), from German saftig (juicy), from Saft (juice). Earliest documented use: 1921.
“One year the zaftig look was in among models, the next year the waif was all the rage.”
Eric Van Lustbader; Second Skin; Gallery Books; 2015.
See more usage examples of zaftig in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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