Part of speech: adjective
Origin: English, 15th century
Examples of Pulchritudinous in a sentence
"Her pulchritudinous looks charmed everyone at the table. "
"The wedding planner provided lush, pulchritudinous flower arrangements."
Popularity Over Time
This word stems from the American English “pulchritude,” from the Latin “pulchritudo,” meaning “beauty.” Earlier English had “pulcrious,” meaning “beautiful, fair,” but that term is now obsolete.
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