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bosomnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈbʊz.əm/
a woman's ​breasts: a ​large/​ample bosom literary the ​front of a person's ​chest, ​especially when ​thought of as the ​centre of ​humanfeelings: She held him ​tightly to her bosom. A ​darkjealousystirred in his bosom.
bosomy
adjective uk   us   /-i/
used to ​describe a woman with ​largebreasts
(Definition of bosom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bosomnoun [C usually sing]

 us   /ˈbʊz·əm/
a woman’s ​breasts or the ​front of a person’s ​chest, esp. when ​thought of as the ​center of ​humanfeelings The bosom of a ​group is the ​middle of it: He ​feltsafe in the bosom of his ​family.
(Definition of bosom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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