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Bosom vs. Buxom

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Bosomnoun

The breast or chest of a human (or sometimes of another animal).

Buxomadjective

Pliant, obedient, tractable (to) (i.e. easily moved or bent, morally).

Bosomnoun

The seat of one's inner thoughts, feelings etc.; one's secret feelings; desire.

Buxomadjective

(obsolete) Submissive, humble, meek (as subsense of 4).

Bosomnoun

The protected interior or inner part of something; the area enclosed as by an embrace.

Buxomadjective

(obsolete) Gracious, indulgent, favourable; obliging, amiable, courteous, affable, kindly (as subsense of 1).

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Bosomnoun

The part of a dress etc. covering the chest; a neckline.

Buxomadjective

(obsolete) With infinitive: Easily moved, prone, ready (as subsense of 1).

Bosomnoun

A woman's breast(s).

Buxomadjective

Flexible, pliant (arising from sense 1).

Bosomnoun

Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior.

Buxomadjective

Blithe, gladsome, bright, lively, gay (attested after 1).

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Bosomnoun

A depression round the eye of a millstone.

Buxomadjective

Cheerful, happy (possibly as subsense of 6).

Bosomadjective

In a very close relationship.

‘bosom buddies’;

Buxomadjective

Full of health, vigour, and good temper; well-favoured, plump and comely, 'jolly', comfortable-looking (in person). (arising from sense 6).

Bosomverb

To enclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.

Buxomadjective

(of a woman) Having a full, voluptuous figure, especially possessing large breasts (as subsense of 8).

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Bosomverb

To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.

Buxomadjective

Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient; tractable; docile; meek; humble.

‘So wild a beast, so tame ytaught to be,And buxom to his bands, is joy to see.’; ‘I submit myself unto this holy church of Christ, to be ever buxom and obedient to the ordinance of it.’;

Bosomverb

(intransitive) To belly; to billow, swell or bulge.

Buxomadjective

Having the characteristics of health, vigor, and comeliness, combined with a gay, lively manner; stout and rosy; jolly; frolicsome.

‘A daughter fair,So buxom, blithe, and debonair.’; ‘A parcel of buxom bonny dames, that were laughing, singing, dancing, and as merry as the day was long.’;

Bosomverb

(transitive) To belly; to cause to billow, swell or bulge.

Buxomadjective

having a pronounced womanly shape.

Bosomnoun

The breast of a human being; the part, between the arms, to which anything is pressed when embraced by them.

‘You must prepare your bosom for his knife.’;

Buxomadjective

(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves;

‘Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes’; ‘a curvy young woman in a tight dress’;

Bosomnoun

The breasts of a woman; as, an ample bosom.

Buxomadjective

euphemisms for slightly fat;

‘a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular’; ‘chubby babies’; ‘pleasingly plump’;

Bosomnoun

The breast, considered as the seat of the passions, affections, and operations of the mind; consciousness; secret thoughts.

‘Tut, I am in their bosoms, and I knowWherefore they do it.’; ‘If I covered my transgressions as Adam, by hiding my iniquity in my bosom.’;

Bosomnoun

Embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold.

‘Within the bosom of that church.’;

Bosomnoun

Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior; as, the bosom of the earth.

Bosomnoun

The part of the dress worn upon the breast; an article, or a portion of an article, of dress to be worn upon the breast; as, the bosom of a shirt; a linen bosom.

‘He put his hand into his bosom: and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous as snow.’;

Bosomnoun

Inclination; desire.

Bosomnoun

A depression round the eye of a millstone.

Bosomadjective

Of or pertaining to the bosom.

Bosomadjective

Intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend.

Bosomverb

To inclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.

‘Bosom up my counsel,You'll find it wholesome.’;

Bosomverb

To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.

‘To happy convents bosomed deep in vines.’;

Bosomnoun

the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept;

‘his bosom was bursting with the secret’;

Bosomnoun

a person's breast or chest

Bosomnoun

cloth that covers the chest or breasts

Bosomnoun

a close affectionate and protective acceptance;

‘his willing embrace of new ideas’; ‘in the bosom of the family’;

Bosomnoun

the locus of feelings and intuitions;

‘in your heart you know it is true’; ‘her story would melt your bosom’;

Bosomnoun

either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

Bosomverb

hide in one's bosom;

‘She bosomed his letters’;

Bosomverb

hug, usually with fondness;

‘Hug me, please’; ‘They embraced’;

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