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buxom

bux·om

buxom

 
pronunciation:
buhk sm
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of a woman, having a large bosom.
synonyms:
bosomy, chesty
similar words:
ample, robust, top-heavy
definition 2: of a woman, having a full figure and healthy appearance.
She'd been buxom as a teenager, but dieting and drug use had made her figure thin and boyish.
synonyms:
hearty, robust, strong, vigorous
similar words:
durable, hardy, sturdy
derivations: buxomly (adj.), buxomness (n.)