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busty

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌsti
 
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Definition of busty in English:

adjective (bustier, bustiest)

informal
(Of a woman) having large breasts: a busty starlet
More example sentences
  • Curvy or busty women look better in belted coats or coats with fairly full skirts than in straight-cut reefer styles.
  • The view was gorgeous, but it could hardly beat the fact that right outside my door walked all the blonde and busty secretaries.
  • Cialikate had once been as skinny as a stick, not the voluptuous, busty woman she was now at eighteen.

Derivatives

bustiness

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Sweetheart, scoop and V-necks are the best choices for necklines, and a drop waist helps minimize bustiness by creating space between the bust and the waist.
  • Carrying unlikely-looking, gift-wrapped parcels on their heads, the ‘porters’ file past us - their bustiness shown off to perfection.
  • Your step-daughter is the unfortunate victim of a culture that bombards us with messages and bad role models suggesting that bustiness is next to godliness.

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