the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept
"his bosom was bursting with the secret"
a person's breast or chest
cloth that covers the chest or breasts
a close affectionate and protective acceptance
"his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
the locus of feelings and intuitions
"in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom"
breast, bosom, knocker, boob, tit, titty(verb)
either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
hide in one's bosom
"She bosomed his letters"
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"
The breast or chest of a human (or sometimes of another animal).
The seat of one's inner thoughts, feelings etc.; one's secret feelings; desire.
The protected interior or inner part of something; the area enclosed as by an embrace.
The part of a dress etc. covering the chest; a neckline.
A woman's breasts.
In a very close relationship.
Origin: bosm. Cognate with Dutch boezem, German Busen.
the breast of a human being; the part, between the arms, to which anything is pressed when embraced by them
the breast, considered as the seat of the passions, affections, and operations of the mind; consciousness; secret thoughts
embrace; loving or affectionate inclosure; fold
any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior; as, the bosom of the earth
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
a depression round the eye of a millstone
of or pertaining to the bosom
intimate; confidential; familiar; trusted; cherished; beloved; as, a bosom friend
to inclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish
to conceal; to hide from view; to embosom
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bōōz′um, n. the breast of a human being, or the part of the dress which covers it: (fig.) the seat of the passions and feelings: the heart: embrace, enclosure, as within the arms: any close or secret receptacle.—adj. (in composition) confidential: intimate.—v.t. to enclose in the bosom.—Abraham's bosom, the abode of the blessed dead.—To take to one's bosom, to marry: to make an intimate friend of. [A.S. bósm; Ger. busen.]
The numerical value of bosom in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bosom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Helen Mirren's Magical Bosom.
Leave her to heaven And to those thorns that in her bosom lodge, To prick and sting her.
The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
If you wish success in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother and hope your guardian genius.
The sage wears clothes of coarse cloth but carries jewels in his bosom He knows himself but does not display himself He loves himself but does not hold himself in high esteem.
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Translations for bosom
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- гърди, пазваBulgarian
- Busen, BrustGerman
- αγκαλιά, στήθοςGreek
- pechera, busto, senoSpanish
- povi, rintaFinnish
- broilleach, uchdScottish Gaelic
- kebel, mellHungarian
- կուրծք, ծոցArmenian
- seno, intimità, intimoItalian
- ateate, ateatenga, poho, umaMāori
- гради, градаMacedonian
- пазуха, близкий, интимный, грудьRussian
- прса, недра, nedra, prsaSerbo-Croatian
- prsi, prsaSlovene
- byst, barmSwedish
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