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bux·om

 (bŭk′səm)
adj.
1.
a. Healthily plump and ample of figure: "A generation ago, fat babies were considered healthy and buxom actresses were popular, but society has since come to worship thinness" (Robert A. Hamilton).
b. Full-bosomed.
2. Archaic Lively; vivacious.
3. Obsolete Obedient; yielding; pliant.

[Middle English, obedient, from Old English *būhsum, from būgan, to bend, submit; see bheug- in Indo-European roots.]

bux′om·ly adv.
bux′om·ness n.

buxom

(ˈbʌksəm)
adj
1. (esp of a woman) healthily plump, attractive, and vigorous
2. (of a woman) full-bosomed
[C12: buhsum compliant, pliant, from Old English būgan to bend, bow1; related to Middle Dutch būchsam pliant, German biegsam]
ˈbuxomly adv
ˈbuxomness n

bux•om

(ˈbʌk səm)

adj.
1. (of a woman) full-bosomed.
2. (of a woman) plump and cheerful.
[1125–75; Middle English, earlier buhsum pliant = Old English būh (variant s. of būgan to bow1) + -sum -some1]
bux′om•ly, adv.
bux′om•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.buxom - (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"
shapely - having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape; "a slim waist and shapely legs"
2.buxom - (of a female body) healthily plump and vigorous ; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton;
fat - having an (over)abundance of flesh; "he hadn't remembered how fat she was"

buxom

buxom

adjective
Having a full, voluptuous figure:
Informal: built.
Slang: stacked.
Translations
مُمْتَلِئه وَجَذّابَه
kyprý
buttetfyldig
teltkarcsú
bústinn
apkūniputli
mīlīgspiemīlīgsražens
kyprý
iri göğüslü

buxom

[ˈbʌksəm] ADJcon mucho pecho

buxom

[ˈbʌksəm] adj [woman] → plantureux/euse

buxom

adjdrall

buxom

[ˈbʌksəm] adjformoso/a

buxom

(ˈbaksəm) adjective
(of a woman) plump and usually attractive. a buxom blonde.
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