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  1. bos·om
  2. noun

    • 1. a woman's chest:

      her ample bosom the dress offered a fair display of bosom
      Synonym : bust, chest, breasts, mammary glands, mammae, boobs, boobies, tits, titties, knockers, bazookas, melons, jubblies, bubbies, orbs, globes, jugs, bristols, charlies, baps, bazooms, casabas, chi-chis, hooters, norks, dugs, paps, embonpoint
    • 2. a woman's breast.

    • 3. a part of a woman's dress covering the chest:

      she had plucked the brooch from her bosom
    • 4. the space between a person's clothing and chest used for carrying things:

      he carried a letter in his bosom
    • 5. the loving care and protection of:

      Bruno went home each night to the bosom of his family
    • 6. used to refer to the chest as the seat of emotions:

      quivering dread was settling in her bosom
      Synonym : heart, breast, soul, being, inner being, core, spirit, seat of one's emotions, seat of one's affections


    • 1. (of a friend) close or intimate:

      the two girls had become bosom friends
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: bosom, plural noun: bosoms

    • noun

      a woman's chest or breasts:

      a part of a dress covering the chest:

    • adjective

      (of a friend) very close or intimate:
    • noun

      a very close or intimate friend:
    • noun

      a very close or intimate friend:
    • noun

      a very close or intimate friend:
    • a person who betrays those who have helped them
    • a person whom one has supported but now behaves treacherously towards one
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