Meaning of “buxom” in the English Dictionary


"buxom" in English

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uk /ˈbʌk.səm/ us /ˈbʌk.səm/

Examples from literature

  • Comparing her buxom figure with the diet a discrepancy was at once apparent. 
  • Rachel was a buxom young woman of five-and-twenty, shortly to be advanced to the dignity of a wedded wife. 
  • She is a handsome young woman, smart and buxom. 
  • The one was a buxom matron, the other a slender maid. 
  • We are constantly hearing of lovely maidens, charming wives, buxom widows, but almost never of attractive old maids. 

(Definition of “buxom” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)