Definitions for: Buxom


[adj] euphemisms for slightly fat; "a generation ago...buxom actresses were popular"- Robt.A.Hamilton; "chubby babies"; "pleasingly plump"
[adj] (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves; "Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes"; "a curvy young woman in a tight dress"



Webster (1913) Definition: Bux"om, a. [OE. buxum, boxom, buhsum, pliable, obedient,
AS. b[=o]csum, b[=u]hsum (akin to D. buigzaam blexible, G.
biegsam); b[=u]gan to bow, bend + -sum, E. -some. See Bow
to bend, and -some.]
1. Yielding; pliable or compliant; ready to obey; obedient;
tractable; docile; meek; humble. [Obs.]

So wild a beast, so tame ytaught to be, And buxom to
his bands, is joy to see. --Spenser.

I submit myself unto this holy church of Christ, to
be ever buxom and obedient to the ordinance of it.
--Foxe.

2. Having the characteristics of health, vigor, and
comeliness, combined with a gay, lively manner; stout and
rosy; jolly; frolicsome.

A daughter fair, So buxom, blithe, and debonair.
--Milton.

A parcel of buxom bonny dames, that were laughing,
singing, dancing, and as merry as the day was long.
--Tatler.
-- Bux"om*ly, adv. -- Bux"om*ness, n.

Synonyms: bosomy, busty, chubby, curvaceous, curvy, embonpoint, fat, full-bosomed, plump, shapely, sonsie, sonsy, voluptuous, well-endowed, zaftig, zoftig

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