buxom


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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.
References in classic literature ?
945-946) And Hephaestus, the famous Lame One, made Aglaea, youngest of the Graces, his buxom wife.
The poor girl had gone scarlet, scarlet as the petticoat which I was sure WAS hers, with probably a fellow at the moment keeping warm her buxom figure.
Their eyes grew clear and bright; a dark shade deepened among their silvery locks, they sat around the table, three gentlemen of middle age, and a woman, hardly beyond her buxom prime.
His mother, a buxom young Negro wench who was laundress for the d'Arnaults, concluded that her blind baby was `not right' in his head, and she was ashamed of him.
The Queen of Denmark, a very buxom lady, though no doubt historically brazen, was considered by the public to have too much brass about her; her chin being attached to her diadem by a broad band of that metal (as if she had a gorgeous toothache), her waist being encircled by another, and each of her arms by another, so that she was openly mentioned as "the kettledrum.
His good-humor made the people laugh also and crowd round his cart closely, shouting uproariously when some buxom lass submitted to be kissed.
Sally had frank blue eyes, a broad brow, and plentiful shining hair; she was buxom, with broad hips and full breasts; and her father, who was fond of discussing her appearance, warned her constantly that she must not grow fat.
How you can have felt any sorrow for the loss of that other person (I detest buxom women
It had been observed in this good lady (who did not want for personal attractions, being plump and buxom to look at, though like her fair daughter, somewhat short in stature) that this uncertainty of disposition strengthened and increased with her temporal prosperity; and divers wise men and matrons, on friendly terms with the locksmith and his family, even went so far as to assert, that a tumble down some half-dozen rounds in the world's ladder--such as the breaking of the bank in which her husband kept his money, or some little fall of that kind--would be the making of her, and could hardly fail to render her one of the most agreeable companions in existence.
Buxom ladies and dropiscal infants, Rubens, and Turner appeared in tempests of blue thunder, orange lightning, brown rain, and purple clouds, with a tomato-colored splash in the middle, which might be the sun or a bouy, a sailor's shirt or a king's robe, as the spectator pleased.
The Outlaw accordingly led the way, followed by the buxom Monarch, more happy, probably, in this chance meeting with Robin Hood and his foresters, than he would have been in again assuming his royal state, and presiding over a splendid circle of peers and nobles.
As we paid the bucksheesh out to sore-eyed children and brown, buxom girls with repulsively tattooed lips and chins, we filed through the town and by many an exquisite fresco, till we came to a bramble-infested inclosure and a Roman-looking ruin which had been the veritable dwelling of St.