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.]
love, care, closeness and protection.
The dog was thus rescued and went to the bosom of his family, forever.
The numerical value of bosom in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of bosom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of bosom in a Sentence
Helen Mirren's Magical Bosom.
Anger dwells only in the bosom of fools.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom.
This Englishwoman is so refined She has no bosom and no behind.
Confidence is a plant of slow growth; especially in an aged bosom.
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Translations for bosom
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- гърди, пазваBulgarian
- Busen, BrustGerman
- αγκαλιά, στήθοςGreek
- pechera, busto, senoSpanish
- povi, rintaFinnish
- broilleach, uchdScottish Gaelic
- kebel, mellHungarian
- կուրծք, ծոցArmenian
- seno, intimità, intimoItalian
- sinus, pectusLatin
- ateate, ateatenga, poho, umaMāori
- гради, градаMacedonian
- пазуха, близкий, интимный, грудьRussian
- прса, недра, nedra, prsaSerbo-Croatian
- prsi, prsaSlovene
- byst, barmSwedish
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