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bosom

bos·om

bosom

 
 
pronunciation:
bU zm
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the breasts of a human, esp. of a woman.
synonyms:
breasts, bust
similar words:
chest, dugs, heart, jugs, knockers, teats, tits
definition 2: the portion of a garment that covers the breasts.
synonyms:
bandeau, bra, brassiere, halter
similar words:
blouse, bodice, dickey, shirt, T-shirt, vest, waist
definition 3: the seat of thought, affection, or emotion; heart.
Deep in his bosom he cherished her memory.
synonyms:
breast, heart
similar words:
belly, core, guts, heartstrings, home, lap, quick, soul, womb
definition 4: a welcoming, familiar place; anything likened to a mother's bosom.
the bosom of the family
synonyms:
home, refuge
similar words:
den, haven, heart, hearth, shelter
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or worn over the breasts.
similar words:
mammary
definition 2: intimate; confidential.
bosom buddies
synonyms:
confidential, intimate
similar words:
best, close, faithful, heart-to-heart, heartwarming, special
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: bosomed, bosoming, bosoms
definition: to swell out, as a piece of loose clothing.
synonyms:
billow, blouse, puff
similar words:
bag, balloon, flare