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buxom

adjective uk   /ˈbʌk.səm/ us  
(of a woman) healthy-looking and slightly fat, with large breasts
Translations of “buxom”
in Korean 풍만한…
in Arabic امرأة مُمتَلِئة…
in French plantureux…
in Turkish iri memeli, büyük göğüslü…
in Italian prosperoso…
in Chinese (Traditional) (女子)健美豐滿的…
in Russian полногрудый…
in Polish obfitych kształtów…
in Spanish metida en carnes…
in Portuguese robusto, peitudo, rechonchudo…
in German drall…
in Catalan mamelluda…
in Japanese ふくよかで胸が大きく魅力的な…
in Chinese (Simplified) (女子)健美丰满的…
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