1. Curvaceous or voluptuous. In both usages, this phrase is typically used to describe women. She's a gorgeous, full-figured woman—she's just his type!
2. euphemism Fat or obese. Rachel used to be full-figured, but now she's slimmed down considerably—I almost didn't recognize her.
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