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bosom
British English: /ˈbʊz(ə)m/
American English: /ˈbʊzəm/

Translation of bosom in German:

noun

  • 1 (woman's chest or breasts)
    Busen Mask.
  • 2
    (of dress)Vorderseite des Oberteils
    (of blouse)Vorderteil Neutr.
  • 3 [figurative] (loving care and affection)

    Schoß Mask.
    in the bosom of one's family
    im Schoße der Familie
    attrib.a bosom friend
    ein guter Freund
    ein Busenfreund
  • 4 [figurative] (seat of thoughts or emotions)
    Brust Fem.
    lay bare one's bosom to somebody
    jemandem sein Herz ausschütten

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