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Emprunté au grec ancien καλλίπυγος, kallípugos (« qui a de belles fesses »), issu de καλός kalós (« bon, beau ») et de πυγή pugế (« fesse »).

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Nature Forme
Positif callipygous
Comparatif more callipygous
Superlatif most callipygous


  1. Callipyge.
    • One does not fall very desperately in love with a loud speaker, however pretty, however firmly plump (for Philip’s tastes were rather old-fashioned), however attractively callipygous. — (Aldous Huxley Point Counter Point, Chapter VII, page 88, 1928)
    • He enjoyed Nurse Sue Ann Duckett’s long white legs and supple, callipygous ass; he often neglected to remember that she was quite slim and fragile from the waist up and hurt her unintentionally in moments of passion when he hugged her too roughly. — (Joseph Heller, Catch-22, 1961.)
    • The other hand came up and together they described a near callipygous shape. — (Samuel R. Delany, Triton, Bantam Books, page 105. 1976)

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