Definition of buxom in English:

buxom

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Pronunciation: /ˈbʌks(ə)m
 
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adjective

Derivatives

buxomness

noun
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  • 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.

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.

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