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

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William Shakespeare