[ boo z-uh md, boo-zuh md ]
/ ˈbʊz əmd, ˈbu zəmd /
Definition for bosomed (2 of 2)
[ booz-uhm, boo-zuhm ]
/ ˈbʊz əm, ˈbu zəm /
the breast of a human being.
the breasts of a woman.
the part of a garment that covers the breast.
the breast, conceived of as the center of feelings or emotions.
something likened to the human breast: the bosom of the earth.
a state of enclosing intimacy; warm closeness: the bosom of the family.
of, relating to, or worn on or over the bosom.
intimate or confidential: a bosom friend.
verb (used with object)
to take to the bosom; embrace; cherish.
to hide from view; conceal.
Origin of bosom
before 1000; Middle English; Old English bōs(u)m; cognate with Dutch boesem, German Busen
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British Dictionary definitions for bosomed
/ (ˈbʊzəm) /
the chest or breast of a person, esp the female breasts
the part of a woman's dress, coat, etc, that covers the chest
a protective centre or partthe bosom of the family
the breast considered as the seat of emotions
(modifier) very dear; intimatea bosom friend
to conceal or carry in the bosom
Word Origin for bosom
Old English bōsm; related to Old High German buosam
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Medicine definitions for bosomed
[ buz′əm, bōō′zəm ]
The chest of a human.
A woman's breast or breasts.
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