Definitions for bosomˈbʊz əm, ˈbu zəm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bos•omˈbʊz əm, ˈbu zəm(n.)
the breast of a human being:
The father held the baby to his bosom.
the breasts of a woman.
the part of a garment that covers the breast.
the breast, conceived of as the center of feelings or emotions:
Anger lay in her bosom.
something likened to the human breast:
the bosom of the earth.
a state of enclosing intimacy:
the bosom of the family.
a bosom friend.
(v.t.)to take to the bosom.
Origin of bosom:
bef. 1000; ME; OE bōs(u)m
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
Translations for bosom
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a woman's breasts
She has a large bosom.
- صَدْرُ المرأه، ثَدْيا المرأهArabic
- женски гърдиBulgarian
- peitoPortuguese (BR)
- der BusenGerman
- barm; brystDanish
- petto, senoItalian
- 여성의 유방Korean
- buah dadaMalay
- barm, bröstSwedish
- göğüs, memeTurkish
- 乳房Chinese (Trad.)
- عورت کی چھاتیUrdu
- bộ ngực phụ nữVietnamese
- 乳房Chinese (Simp.)
Get even more translations for bosom »