DarkEmeralds (emeraldsedai) wrote,
DarkEmeralds
emeraldsedai

Hey, nice pyge.

I thought I'd share today's A Word A Day entry. You never know when you're gonna need a word like this.

Wordsmith.Org : The magic of words
A Word A Day with Anu Garg

callipygian
PRONUNCIATION: (kal-uh-PIJ-ee-uhn)

MEANING:
adjective: Having well-shaped buttocks.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Greek calli- (beautiful) + pyge (buttocks).

USAGE:
"And it hasn't been lost on modern film directors that a nice set of tights can showcase the callipygian assets of a well-formed leading man."
Heroes in Hosiery; South China Morning Post (Hong Kong); Jul 20, 2006.
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