Complete Definition of "bosom"

English

Pronunciation
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Noun
bosom (bosoms)

  1. chest, breast; the pectoral muscles and mammae of the human, especially the female human.

#:In the book The Scarlet Letter, the protagonist wears a red "A" on her chest, giving the author the excuse to mention her bosom 66 times.
#:The buxom wench had an ample bosom.

Usage notes
Considered a polite way to refer to a woman's breasts.
Means the chest collectively and cannot be used to refer to a single breast.

Synonyms
See WikiSaurus:breasts

Translations

Armenian: Õ¯Õ¸ÖÖÕ®Ö (kurtzq)
Chinese: è¸é¨ (xiÅngbù), ä¹³æ¿ (rÇfáng)
Dutch: boezem m
Finnish: povi#Finnish|povi (1, of a woman), rinta (1, general)
French: Sein m
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German: Busen m
Icelandic: barmur m
Serbian: nedra, prsa
Slovene: prsi f|p, prsa n|p, nedra n|p (literary)

Adjective
bosom (no comparative or superlative form)

  1. Describes a very close relationship.

#: bosom buddy|buddies

Translations
German: bosom buddy: der Busenfreund n

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