Definition of buxom in English:

buxom

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌks(ə)m
 
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adjective

(Of a woman) plump, with a full figure and large breasts: a buxom blonde
More example sentences
  • There are indeed western women - blonde, buxom women - who lead open, flirtatious and glamorous lives.
  • Men of a certain age wooed blonde, buxom women a generation younger.
  • So how then did the cited unmentionables, including a prized photograph of the buxom lady at age 22, become interred with someone else's bones?
Synonyms
large-breasted, big-breasted, full-breasted, heavy-breasted, bosomy, large-bosomed, big-bosomed, full-bosomed;
shapely, well covered, well padded, of ample proportions, ample, plump, rounded, well rounded, full-figured, womanly, voluptuous, curvaceous, Junoesque, Rubenesque

Origin

Middle English: from the stem of Old English būgan 'to bend' (see bow2) + -some1. The original sense was 'compliant, obliging', later 'lively and good-tempered', influenced by the traditional association of plumpness and good health with an easy-going nature.

Derivatives

buxomness

noun
More example sentences
  • It is not only a matter of broad-shoulders and buxomness, but a matter of convention and stereotype.
  • Hey, I'm a red-blooded male, and I appreciate gratuitous buxomness as much as the next guy.
  • She was always a proudly curvy girl and toned her buxomness with vigorous exercise.

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