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Meaning & Definition of Bosom in English

English

Bosom

/bʊzəm/

noun

1. The chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept

  • "His bosom was bursting with the secret"
    synonym:
  • bosom

2. A person's breast or chest

    synonym:
  • bosom

3. Cloth that covers the chest or breasts

    synonym:
  • bosom

4. A close affectionate and protective acceptance

  • "His willing embrace of new ideas"
  • "In the bosom of the family"
    synonym:
  • embrace
  • ,
  • bosom

5. The locus of feelings and intuitions

  • "In your heart you know it is true"
  • "Her story would melt your bosom"
    synonym:
  • heart
  • ,
  • bosom

6. Either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

    synonym:
  • breast
  • ,
  • bosom
  • ,
  • knocker
  • ,
  • boob
  • ,
  • tit
  • ,
  • titty

verb

1. Hide in one's bosom

  • "She bosomed his letters"
    synonym:
  • bosom

2. Squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

  • "Hug me, please"
  • "They embraced"
  • "He hugged her close to him"
    synonym:
  • embrace
  • ,
  • hug
  • ,
  • bosom
  • ,
  • squeeze

Examples of using

Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?
Would God, I were the tender apple blossom, That floats and falls from off the twisted bough, To lie and faint within your silken bosom, Within your silken bosom as that does now.
She kept the secret in her bosom.