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BUXOM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does buxom mean? 

BUXOM (adjective)
  The adjective BUXOM has 2 senses:

1. (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
2. euphemisms for slightly fat

  Familiarity information: BUXOM used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUXOM (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves

Synonyms:

sonsy; sonsie; full-bosomed; curvaceous; buxom; busty; bosomy; well-endowed; curvy; voluptuous

Context examples:

Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes / a curvy young woman in a tight dress

Similar:

shapely (having a well-proportioned and pleasing shape)


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Meaning:

Euphemisms for slightly fat

Synonyms:

chubby; embonpoint; plump; zaftig; zoftig; buxom

Context examples:

a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular / chubby babies / pleasingly plump

Similar:

fat (having much flesh (especially fat))


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