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English definition of “proportioned”

proportioned

adjective uk   /prəˈpɔː.ʃənd/ us    /-ˈpɔːr-/
having parts of the size or shape that is described: We wandered through the beautifully proportioned rooms of the Winter Palace. She has the dancer's finely proportioned physique.humorous The generously proportioned (= fat) singer has to have all his garments specially made.AttractiveSexual attractionSmart and elegant
(Definition of proportioned from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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