Associations to the word «Bosom»


BOSOM, noun. (somewhat dated) The breast or chest of a human (or sometimes of another animal). [from 11thc.]
BOSOM, noun. The seat of one's inner thoughts, feelings etc.; one's secret feelings; desire. [from 13thc.]
BOSOM, noun. The protected interior or inner part of something; the area enclosed as by an embrace. [from 15thc.]
BOSOM, noun. The part of a dress etc. covering the chest; a neckline.
BOSOM, noun. (in the plural) A woman's breasts. [from 20thc.]
BOSOM, noun. Any thing or place resembling the breast; a supporting surface; an inner recess; the interior.
BOSOM, noun. A depression round the eye of a millstone.
BOSOM, adjective. In a very close relationship.
BOSOM, verb. To enclose or carry in the bosom; to keep with care; to take to heart; to cherish.
BOSOM, verb. To conceal; to hide from view; to embosom.
BOSOM BUDDY, noun. A very close friend.
BOSOM FRIEND, noun. A very close friend.
BOSOM FRIEND, noun. (slang) (euphemistic) A body louse.

Dictionary definition

BOSOM, noun. The chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; "his bosom was bursting with the secret".
BOSOM, noun. A person's breast or chest.
BOSOM, noun. Cloth that covers the chest or breasts.
BOSOM, noun. A close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family".
BOSOM, noun. The locus of feelings and intuitions; "in your heart you know it is true"; "her story would melt your bosom".
BOSOM, noun. Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman.
BOSOM, verb. Hide in one's bosom; "She bosomed his letters".
BOSOM, verb. Squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi