Week 2 – Big Women: Day 7 – Overview

Leniently phrased, this was an extended, corpulent week.  It took me a while to wrap up this week’s chapter but fortunately, we tackled some meaty neologisms.  Initially, we enjoyed a painterly reference to a rubensian ecdysiast, then, savored a tidbit about a hopelessly hopeful Sheila’s big sacrifice using a Yiddish delicacy.  We watched with anticipation as Mark cherry-picked a craigslist hunk and observed with trepidation as roly-poly Venus succumbed to her flab fetish. We saw rotund Chuck reciprocate with equal politeness to his tormenting classmates.  Lastly, we heard about Ellen’s positive response to a fantastical cosplay of two homosexual butterballs.

Week’s Summary List of Neologisms: 

Abstemious (adj)  1. characterized by abstinence
Amative (adj) 1. pertaining to love; amorous
Blimp (n)  1. (slang) an obese person
Bull (n)  1. a large, solidly built person
Burly (adj)  1. large in bodily size; stout; sturdy
Buxom (adj)  1. (of a woman) full-bosomed; bosomy; busty; voluptous
Cherubic (adj)  1. having a plump, pretty innocence
Cosplay (n) 1. the art or practice of wearing costumes to portray characters from fiction, especially from manga, animation, and science fiction
Desuetude (n)  1. the condition or state of not being in use or practice; disuse
Embonpoint (n)  1. plumpness, stoutness, especially when voluptuous
Feederism (n) 1. A paraphilia in which arousal is obtained from overfeeding
Funk (v)  1. to frighten
Gossamer (adj) 1. any thin, light fabric
Intergalactic (adj)  1. of, existing, or occurring in the space between galaxies
Jowly (adj)  1. having sagging folds of flesh beneath the chin or lowerjaw; having prominent jowls
Pear-shaped (adj)  1. having the shape of a pear; tapering near the top and bulging toward the base or bottom
Rag (v)  1. to torment with jokes; play crude practical jokes on
Renaissance (n)  1. (lowercase) a renewal of life, vigor, interest, etc.; rebirth; revival
Resipiscence (n)  1. recognition of a past mistake and the desire to improve in the future
Rubenesque (adj)  1. (of a woman) having the physique associated with Rubens’portraits of women; plump and attractive
Sext (n)  1. (slang) a sexual text message
Slink (v) 1. to move or go in a furtive, abject manner, as from fear, cowardice, or shame
Slinky (adj)  1. characterized by or proceeding with slinking  or stealthy movements
Sonsy (adj)  1. plump; buxom; comely; strong and healthy; robust
Swindle (v)  1. to cheat (a person, business, etc.) out of money or other assets
Tiffin (n)  1. lunch
Vajayjay (n) 1. (slang) jocular alteration of vagina
Ventripotent (adj)  1. Having a big belly; gluttonous
Voluptuous (adj)  1. sensuously pleasing or delightful
Wanderlust (n) 1. strong innate desire to rove or travel about
Zaftig (adj) 1. (of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure

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