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zaf·tig /ˈzɑftɪk, -tɪg/
-adjective Slang.
1. (of a woman) having a pleasantly plump figure.
2. full-bodied; well-proportioned.

Also, zoftig.

[Origin: 1935-40; < Yiddish zaftik lit., juicy, succulent; cf. MHG saftec, deriv. of saf(t), OHG saf (G Saft) sap, juice]

Source: Dictionary.com.

Like most of the Tarhiji [Takisian working class] she was on the zaftig side

Source: Double Solitaire, Melinda M Snodgrass.

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