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Definitions of bosom:

  • noun:   cloth that covers the chest or breasts
  • noun:   a person's breast or chest
  • noun:   the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept
    Example: "His bosom was bursting with the secret"
  • noun:   a close affectionate and protective acceptance
    Example: "In the bosom of the family"
  • noun:   either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  • noun:   the locus of feelings and intuitions
    Example: "Her story would melt your bosom"
  • verb:   hide in one's bosom
    Example: "She bosomed his letters"
  • verb:   hug, usually with fondness


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