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slang Chubby or fat. I know we're constantly told that being skinny is sexy, but I like a woman who's well-upholstered and confident about it. Ever since I became a dad, I've started getting pretty well-upholstered around my waist.
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1. mod. alcohol intoxicated. She was a little upholstered, but not seriously impaired.
2. Go to (well-)upholstered.
See also: upholster


mod. chubby; plump. Fortunately, he was upholstered enough that the fall didn’t really hurt.


See also: upholster
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