Chocolate vs Voluptuous - What's the difference?

chocolate | voluptuous |

As adjectives the difference between chocolate and voluptuous

is that chocolate is chocolate (attributive) while voluptuous is suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation.

As a verb chocolate

is .



  • (uncountable) A food made from ground roasted cocoa beans
  • Chocolate is a very popular treat.
  • (uncountable) A drink made by dissolving this food in boiling milk
  • (countable) A single, small piece of confectionery made from chocolate
  • He bought her some chocolates as a gift.
  • (uncountable) A dark, reddish-brown colour/color, like that of chocolate
  • As he cooked it the whole thing turned a rich, deep chocolate .

    Derived terms

    * bar of chocolate * choc * choccy * chocoholic * chocolate-box * chocolate chip * chocolate leather * chocolate phosphate * chocolate plastic * chocolate tree * chocolatey, chocolaty * compound chocolate * dark chocolate * hot chocolate * milk chocolate * modeling chocolate, modelling chocolate * plain chocolate * white chocolate


    (en adjective)
  • Made of or containing chocolate.
  • Having a dark reddish-brown colour/color.
  • See also

    * black bottom pie * Black Forest gateau * brownie * cacao * carob * cocoa bean * cocoa butter * * devil's food cake * ganache * lamington * marquise * mocha * mochaccino * mole * Nanaimo bar * praline * sacher torte * tollhouse cookie * truffle *


    * * 2000 , Karen Dakin, Søren Wichmann, ‘Cacao and Chocolate: An Uto-Aztec perspective’, Ancient Mesoamerica , vol. 11, pages 55–75. * 1983 , Frances Karttunen, An Analytical Dictionary of Nahuatl (University of Texas Press), page 54.




    (en adjective)
  • Suggestive of or characterized by full, generous, pleasurable sensation.
  • The plentiful blankets and the voluptuous pillows of the bed called out to my tired body, tantalizing me with their luxury.
    {{quote-Fanny Hill, part=5 , Thus we lay, whilst a voluptuous languor possest, and still maintain'd us motionless and fast locked in one another's arms}}
  • (of a woman) Curvaceous, sexy, full-figured.
  • Her flowing raven hair contrasted her creamy white complexion, her amber eyes like those of a cat, the low neckline of her bodice emphasised her plump, voluptuous figure.

    Derived terms

    * voluptuousness