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bosomy

[ booz-uh-mee, boo-zuh- ]
/ ˈbʊz ə mi, ˈbu zə- /
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adjective
(of a woman) having a large or prominent bosom.
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Origin of bosomy

First recorded in 1925–30; bosom + -y1
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How to use bosomy in a sentence

  • At present, in her seventh month, she was shaped like a rather bosomy kewpie doll.

    Special Delivery|Damon Francis Knight
  • It was surrounded by mountains, rising gradually in slopes or bosomy swells, to form the sides of the vast amphitheatre.

    The Circassian Chief|W.H.G. Kingston

British Dictionary definitions for bosomy

bosomy
/ (ˈbʊzəmɪ) /

adjective
(of a woman) having large breasts
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