Definitions for bosomˈbʊz əm, ˈbu zəm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

bos•omˈbʊz əm, ˈbu zəm(n.)

  1. the breast of a human being:

    The father held the baby to his bosom.

  2. the breasts of a woman.

  3. the part of a garment that covers the breast.

    Category: Clothing

  4. the breast, conceived of as the center of feelings or emotions:

    Anger lay in her bosom.

  5. something likened to the human breast:

    the bosom of the earth.

  6. a state of enclosing intimacy:

    the bosom of the family.

  7. (adj.)intimate:

    a bosom friend.

  8. (v.t.)to take to the bosom.

  9. to conceal.

Origin of bosom:

bef. 1000; ME; OE bōs(u)m

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bosom(noun)

    the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

    "his bosom was bursting with the secret"

  2. bosom(noun)

    a person's breast or chest

  3. bosom(noun)

    cloth that covers the chest or breasts

  4. embrace, bosom(noun)

    a close affectionate and protective acceptance

    "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"

  5. heart, bosom(noun)

    the locus of feelings and intuitions

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

  6. breast, bosom, knocker, boob, tit, titty(verb)

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

  7. bosom(verb)

    hide in one's bosom

    "She bosomed his letters"

  8. embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze(verb)

    squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

    "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"

Wiktionary

  1. bosom(Noun)

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

  2. bosom(Noun)

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

  3. bosom(Noun)

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

  4. bosom(Noun)

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

  5. bosom(Noun)

    A woman's breasts.

  6. bosom(Adjective)

    In a very close relationship.

    bosom buddies

  7. Origin: bosm. Cognate with Dutch boezem, German Busen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bosom(noun)

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

  2. Bosom(noun)

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

  3. Bosom(noun)

    embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold

  4. Bosom(noun)

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

  5. Bosom(noun)

    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

  6. Bosom(noun)

    inclination; desire

  7. Bosom(noun)

    a depression round the eye of a millstone

  8. Bosom(adj)

    of or pertaining to the bosom

  9. Bosom(adj)

    intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend

  10. Bosom(verb)

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

  11. Bosom(verb)

    to conceal; to hide from view; to embosom

Anagrams of bosom

  1. moobs

  2. booms


Translations for bosom

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

bosom(noun)

a woman's breasts

She has a large bosom.

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